Hans Kloosterman


Personal details

First Name:         Hans
Surname:            Kloosterman
Date of Birth:       02-01-64
Place of Birth:      Zeeland - The Netherlands
Marital Status:     Single


Atheneum 6 years – secondary school

Charles Montaigne  2 years – Fashion academy

Mr. Koetsier 1 year – Higher technical School for Fashion


D.e.t.e.x evening school    
1st  year textile and fabric knowledge
2nd year  company bookkeeping
3rd year company strategy
Retail diploma

1987 - 1988
I.S.W. institute N.I.M.A– A     Marketing assistant
I.S.W. institute N.I.M.A  -B     Marketing manager
Scheidegger institute – typing certificate

Boertien & Partners 2 days course for active listening and conversation techniques

Solutions retail marketing course 6 months

Schoevers: computer course: Word, Excel, PowerPoint (windows).

Krauthammer International: management training 7 days
Price Waterhouse course: train the trainer – coaching way of training
2  days Ordina course project management 7 day course

Business School Netherlands: M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration)

Transformational coaching course – 2 days

Work experience:
Hobbit – Men’s and Ladies casual wear (3 stores)
Amsterdam. Position: sales person
Different jean stores: window-dresser

VendexKbb - Departmentstore De Bijenkorf (6 stores), VendexKbb is nu de Maxida groep
Head office Amsterdam
Position: 6 months sales person men’s wear in the department store in Amsterdam.
Position: 18 months assistant buyer men’s wear: responsible for the private labelling and buying of the brand names: Hugo Boss, Martin Basics, Adolfo Dominques etc.
Position: 6 months merchandiser/planner/assistant buyer ladies blouses and knitwear
Team: 3 people. Direct: 1 administrative assistant

VendexKbb – Kreymborg Holland and Belgium (63 stores) - Retail chain750 people
Head office Hilversum
1991 buyer men’s shirts
1995 purchasing and styling coordinator men’s wear all product groups
1996 project adviser in building a financial program for budgeting for the purchasing and sales department. Trainer of 3 companies: Hunkemoller, Kien, Kreymborg.
1997 purchasing and styling coordinator men’s wear and accessories
Team of 15 people direct

VendexKbbPerry Sport Holland (36 stores) – Retail chain, sport fashion for ladies, men’s and children wear
Head office Aalsmeer – 600 people
Position: area manager/sales manager in training
Team 2 area managers direct, 10 shop managers direct, 26 shop managers indirect

1999 – 2000 
Etam GroepPromiss (57 stores) ladies wear
Head office Zoetermeer – 1500 people –
Position: buying, styling and merchandise manager
Team 19 people direct

2000 – 2013
RS Lifestyle GroupRecruitment agency for Holland and Belgium
Head office The Hague (Holland), Brussels and Antwerp (Belgium)
Position: Consultant and Founder. Sold to the employees end of 2013.
Team: 20 people
Realised: Externally: we made many clients and candidates happy with a job.
Internally: servant leadership, democratic system, changes on operational, organisational and strategic can only be integrated by voting, no firing of people only by group approval, 360 degrees evaluation. Everybody become a partner to support horizontal structure of the company.

2014 - present
Hans Kloosterman independent coach, yoga and mindfulness Teacher.
Yoga and Mindfulness Retreats at Tibetan Institute in Huy/Belgium
Ciran in Amersfoort/Netherlands
Aegon in The Hague and Leeuwarden/Netherlands
Healtcity sportclub in The Hague/Netherlands
Linggan Yogastudio in the Hague/Netherlands
Group and Individual lessons

On request. 

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