Director of Research and Development

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Personal information   
First name(s) / Surname(s)  Ian VanVullend
Address(es)  21 Jaar Hetgebied
Telephone(s)  Home: +55 (0)20 555 1717Mobile: +55 (0)09 555 8484
Fax(es)  +55 (0)20 555 1718
Nationality  Dutch
Work experience   
Dates  October 2002 - present
Occupation or position held  Assistant Director of Research and Development
Main activities and responsibilities  Primary responsibilities include assisting the Director of Market Research in working on the formulation of chemistry for new products as well as establishing product development schedules and coordinating activities through all phases of the development. Monitoring current advances in sterilization technology and related medical fields to evaluate the prospects of developing new or improved products.
Name and address of employer  Ajilon ICT Violy Building Mahler 4 1082 MD Amsterdam
Type of business or sector  Research and Development
Dates  July 1996 - October 2002
Occupation or position held  Research and Development Associate
Main activities and responsibilities  Was responsible for providing technical leadership to cross-disciplinary R&D teams as well as personally operating within a cross-functional and matrix environment. Was also responsible for directing all research and development strategies and programs including building a high-performance R&D organization, aggressive recruiting of a leading scientific staff, and the overall managing of the business core technology with multi-generational product plans.
Name and address of employer  Adecco Worldwide BV 2905 AX Capelle Amsterdam, Netherlands
Type of business or sector  Research and Development
Education and training   
Dates  September 1995 - July 1997
Title of qualification awarded  Master's Degree in Medical and Scientific Research
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Analytical Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, and Physics. One year internship at Cimcool Industrial Research Corporation of Amsterdam. Master's Thesis done on Analytical Research Concepts in Chemistry and Microbiology.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  Medical Research Center of Amsterdam
Dates  September 1991 - June 1995
Title of qualification awarded  Bachelor's Degree in Biological Research
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Algebra, Biochemistry, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Immunology, Microbiology, Physiology, and Trigonometry. Secondary subjects included Anthropology, Gerontology, and Sociology.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  University of Amsterdam
Personal skills and competences   
Other language(s)   
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
English  C2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient User 
French  B2Intermediate UserB2Intermediate UserB2Intermediate UserB2Intermediate UserB2Intermediate User 
Social skills and competences  Excellent communication skills as well as analytical, project management and planning skills necessary. Excellent business development skills and cross-functional team leadership experience. Proven abilities when it comes to seeing new business opportunities setting and meeting aggressive objectives and developing strong working relationships. Skilled at solving customer's technical issues with existing products.
Organisational skills and competences  Adept at motivating and directing a large group of marketing and scientific staff focused on core technology, academic research, and early drug discovery activities. Providing ongoing Assistance to the marketing department and sales team in new product introduction and provide initial technical support of new products.
Technical skills and competences  Over six years experience with retail site selection modeling techniques, retail site selection, and with the use of GIS applications (ArcGIS or MapInfo).
Computer skills and competences  Advanced proficiency levels with the Microsoft Office Works Suite 2007 and/or Internet Explorer 7.0, and Windows XP and Vista. Typing speed of 60 WPM. Ten-key punch speed of 4,000 SPH.
Artistic skills and competences  Basic photography and classical guitar.
Other skills and competences  Over 10 years experience in setting strategy, identifying new market opportunities, developing operating plans, and leading R&D organizations as well as managing employees and staff members. Also experienced at writing GMP and ISO documents related to multiple product development, manufacturing and quality assurance, SOP's, MSDS, and a variety of technical bulletins.
Driving licence(s)  Groups A, A1, B, and BE
Additional information  References available upon request.