Praktikant - Consulting Services
“Upon completing my M.Sc. in Business at the University of Amsterdam Business School, I joined GACC to get hands on experience working with a variety of companies in an international environment. GACC was the perfect steppingstone between University and my professional career and am thankful for the experience.
During my traineeship I worked on a variety of interesting projects in a variety of industries including FMCG, Counterfeit Prevention and Automotive. My favorite project was for a high-profile German company looking to enter the U.S. market with counterfeit prevention technology. This project required a lot of research on their competition, conducting interviews and meeting with a variety of industry specialists, to present them with our recommendation on how best to enter the U.S. market. At the time this project was classified as confidential and still may be.
What I particularly enjoyed about working at GACC was the amount of responsibility they gave me, and the vast variety of projects and activities happening at one time. Whilst working on consulting projects, I was also representing German companies through the “virtual office” service that GACC provides and supporting Gerrit Ahlers with M&A’s and site selection projects. This broad range of activities helped me understand what I enjoy doing most.
After GACC I started working with Snoeks Automotive in Amsterdam, a tier 1 OEM supplier. One of their main goals at the time was to enter the North American market. My experience at GACC was one of the reasons they decided to take me on, and to make me responsible for our North American sales activities. I have since helped Snoeks establish a North American branch and have moved to the U.S. to be closer to our customers and manage the current U.S projects we have.”