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  • Dr. Thomas Koepfer
  • Mr. Dick Kremers
  • Mr. Reinhold Klein
  • Mr. Håkan Jönssen
  • Mr. Frank-Joachim Kern
  • Mr. Jeremy Ji
  • Mr. Jan Bor
  • Mr. Johan van Vliet
  • Mr. Christoph Hoene
  • Mr. Arie Schreier
Dr. Thomas Koepfer

Dr. Thomas Koepfer

Koepfer

CEO

From 2019 March to 2020 September, Mr. Molenkamp’s services have been hired by Koepfer group via Chinadvise. His position was P&L responsible interim managing director at our Chinese local WFOE

entity Koepfer (Changzhou) Transmission Technology Co., Ltd. The mandates during this 1,5 year restructuring project for the local entity were:

  • improving the EBIT to profitability,
  • increasing the sales turnover,
  • making reporting fully transparent,
  • aligning the SAP ERP modules with those of headquarter,

implementing best practice standard operating procedures of Koepfer group.

Mr. Molenkamp has outperformed these tasks to full satisfaction of Koepfer group within the assigned period, despite the automotive downturn in 2019 and despite the pandemic downturn in 2020. I warmly recommend Mr. Molenkamp to any international company that has similar issues with their local Chinese entities and in case any further questions pertaining the above, I can be contacted as referee.

Sincerely,

Dr. Thomas Koepfer,

CEO Koepfer group

Mr. Dick Kremers

Mr. Dick Kremers

Possehl

Chief Sales Officer

During 2018, Mr. Molenkamp’s services have been hired by Possehl group via Chinadvise. His position was P&L responsible interim managing director at our Singaporean plant and our two Malaysian plants. The

mandates during this project were to:

  • meet the budget targets for our Singaporean plant during copper shortages
  • meet the budget targets for our two Malaysian plants during same copper shortages, whilst integrating these two plants into one with full customer approval and adherence to customer delivery expectations.

Mr. Molenkamp has performed these tasks to full satisfaction of Possehl group within the assigned period. I warmly recommend Mr. Molenkamp to any international company that has similar issues with their local

entities and in case any further questions pertaining the above, I can be contacted as referee.

Mr. Reinhold Klein

Mr. Reinhold Klein

Zentec

CFO

Between October 2017 and January 2018 I had the pleasure to work together with Mr. Molenkamp from my function as CFO of Zentec. 

We closely cooperated with the aim to ready Zentec for the pending acquisition by a Chinese private equity group whilst keeping the company going with the employees. 

After the acquisiton Mr. Molenkamp would be the next CEO of ZenTec and with the new investor, we would have restructured Zentec to a commercial succes. Sadly the due diligence could not be completed before Zentec ceased to exist. 

During our cooperation I got to know Mr. Molenkamp as a very experienced business executive that knows how to keep the team spirit in a company alive during averse conditions. 

He is unfazed by even the strongest challenges of intense business restructuring and certainly a very good person to hire for turnarounds where every minute and cent counts.  

Sincerely, Reinhold Klein, former CFO ZenTec Automotive GmbH.

Mr. Håkan Jönssen

Mr. Håkan Jönssen

Prestando

CEO

To whom it may concern,

Between 2013 September and 2016 December, Mr. Molenkamp’s services have been hired by Prestando group via Chinadvise. His position was P&L responsible interim managing director at our China, Wuxi plant. The mandate during this turnaround project was to restructure the organization in order to improve the results from negative to positive EBIT and to professionalize the local entity so as to become fully transparent and aligned with the business systems plus standard operating procedures of Prestando group.

Mr. Molenkamp has performed these tasks to full satisfaction of Prestando group within the assigned period. I warmly recommend Mr. Molenkamp to any international company that has similar issues with their local entities and in case any further questions pertaining the above, I can be contacted as referee.

Sincerely,

Mr. Håkan Jönsson,

board member Prestando group

Mr. Frank-Joachim Kern

Mr. Frank-Joachim Kern

Hilger & Kern

Early 2013, Hilger & Kern hired Mr. Molenkamp via Chinadvise as interim General Manager for our Hilger & Kern – Dopag Chinese WFOE business entity in Shanghai during a transition between two General Managers.

He helped us with a swift, clear and concise situational analysis during the transition between two General Managers and created at the same time reporting transparency with frequent and regular updates. In the board of management we felt well supported with the strategic options Mr. Molenkamp provided for growing our company in the vast and complex Chinese market.

I can warmly recommend Mr. Molenkamp as I feel he is an asset for international SME’s aiming to either set up or optimize their Chinese business entity.

Frank-Joachim Kern

Mr. Jeremy Ji

Mr. Jeremy Ji

Maars Partitioning Systems

CEO

During the time that Jan was turning around Maars Partitioning Systems China, my company was a client of theirs, buying top quality partitioning systems for office environments.

Before Jan became the general manager and started to turn around Maars China, I had experienced the signs of a company in distress. Within months after Jan Molenkamp and his team started the turnaround I realized the tides were quickly turning and Maars Partitioning Systems China was getting back in good shape.

During Jan’s turnaround, he and I negotiated the largest interior partitioning project sold till that date in China. In the process of getting this deal signed I got to know him as a tough and fair counterpart. This successful deal and the strategic conversations linked to it were the basis for preliminary plans to tighten the relationship between our companies.

The mutually beneficial business relationship between our companies and the good shape Jan got the company in with his turnaround eventually resulted in our company wanting to buy Maars Partitioning Systems China. Presently I am the CEO of Maars Partitioning Systems China and Jan and I are still in good contact. Jan in my opinion understands the intricacies of doing business in China: he is a very good person to bridge cultures for both international companies and Chinese companies.

Mr. Jan Bor

Mr. Jan Bor

TIH

Co-owner

Between November 2011 and April 2012 we worked together with Jan Molenkamp of Chinadvise in Torque Industries Holding, Ltd.

He analyzed the potential acquisition of a Liebherr CVT business unit and advised our board of management on strategic and tactical implementation. We got to know him as an original and insightful person with a sharp vision, valuable business acumen and clear direct communication.

Jan Molenkamp and Chinadvise in our opinion are very good value for any company.

For companies aiming to hire Chinadvise or Jan Molenkamp business services I’m available for contact.

Regards, Jan Bor,

CEO & founder EMBRACE HongKing Ltd.

Mr. Johan van Vliet

Mr. Johan van Vliet

Egregius

Owner

Since February 2020 we appointed Jan Molenkamp of Chinadvise as board member to Egregius pensions and insurances. His vast business experience, deep knowledge of the Chinese market and his clear and efficient communication make him an asset to our board. We warmly recommend Jan Molenkamp to international SME’s that have ambitions in the Chinese market.

Kindest regards,

Johan van Vliet,

CEO and founder Egregius pensions and insurances.

Mr. Christoph Hoene

Mr. Christoph Hoene

Hoene Consult

Owner

Since 2016, Hoene Consult and Chinadvise have a good business cooperation. I have got to know Jan Molenkamp in depth during a restructuring project he executed for one of my clients in China. Within the envisaged project timing he delivered the targeted positive company results in a professional, efficient, transparent and ethical manner. For international companies wanting to set up or needing business improvement in China, Jan Molenkamp and Chinadvise are a top choice.

Christoph Hoene,

Owner at Hoene Consult

Mr. Arie Schreier

Mr. Arie Schreier

PTL

General Manager

In 2010 – 2011 Jan joined our team in interim position as VP business recovery. During his year long project he helped implement various business system improvements that fast growing companies like PTL need. His business acumen and MBA level knowledge of business systems proved very useful to the situation. Accurate analyses followed by clear strategic planning and sound action items result in swift implementation at all levels of the organization.

On various other projects we have worked together and I got to know Jan as a pleasant, diligent and trustworthy colleague.

With confidence I can state that Jan’s knowledge, work ethic and persistence to get the required result in an efficient and effective way is valuable to any company.

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Interim EE Validation Lead

工作内容:

  1. EE测试团队管理,包含有Labcar功能测试,网络、网络管理及诊断测试,整车测试
  2. EE测试计划、实施、交付测试结果及需要的各种报告
  3. 就测试相关内容跟EVG各方及RLE内部各方沟通协调


能力要求:

  1. 5年以上整车测试经验,一定要有网络、网络管理及诊断测试经验,最好也有底盘及ADAS测试经验
  2. 2年以上测试团队管理经验
  3. 英语可以主持会议,听说读写流利
  4. 工作态度积极主动,对待工作要能自己提出想法和工作计划,主动解决问题
  5. 沟通能力强
  6. 有测试Labcar台架搭建及维护经验,有测试车辆使用及管理经验。
  7. 可以合理安排测试计划,并协调资源保质保量完成测试
  8. 最好有测试工具开发经验,比如CAPL开发。最好有Ethernet测试经验
  9. CANoe及VehicleSpy使用经验丰富
  10. Office工具使用经验丰富,编辑文档思路清晰
Durable Senior Engineer

Objective of Job:

  1. 负责整车耐久目标制定与达成;
  2. 负责整车耐久开发策略及计划;
  3. 负责车型开发中耐久问题推进,风险管理,资源协调等相关管理工作;
  4. 负责追踪整车耐久仿真分析优化工作,协调各部门推动优化方案的实施及验证;
  5. 负责整车耐久性能试验开发工作,对试验结果进行分析,提出并推进优化方案。
  6. 负责整车防腐目标的制定与达成、性能验证、问题管理并解决;

General skills

良好的表达能力,英语口语流利 ,可作为工作语言

Functionality Skills and Technical skills

  1. 熟悉电动车开发流程、耐久开发流程和相关专业知识;
  2. 熟悉整车及零部件防腐要求、防腐措施及表面处理方法;

Mgt and Leadership Skills

  1. Good program management on timing plan and execution
  2. Good communication and presentation skills

Experience and education

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  2. 8+ years and Tier1 is preferred

Personal Traits

  1. Good team player-communication & coordination
  2. Deliverable-driven spirit – responsible, quick action, and deliver on time
  3. Positive, honest, and dedicated to details
  4. Dedication-capable of working under pressure and frequent / long term business travel
  5. Interested in technical field and product creation, willing to learn more
  6. Flexible-goal oriented, open minded and be a good problem solver
  7. Willing to work in an international project environment
NVH Leader

Objective of Job:

  1. 负责整车NVH目标制定、目标分解与达成;
  2. 负责整车NVH开发策略及计划;
  3. 负责车型开发中NVH问题推进,风险管理,资源协调等相关管理工作;
  4. 负责追踪整车NVH仿真分析优化工作,协调各部门推动优化方案的实施及验证;
  5. 负责整车NVH性能试验开发工作,对试验结果进行分析,提出并推进优化方案。
  6. 负责NVH属性管理,熟悉NVH开发流程,有实车开发经验;

General skills

良好的表达能力,英语口语流利 ,可作为工作语言

Functionality Skills and Technical skills

  1. 熟悉NVH开发流程、NVH试验;
  2. 熟练使用NVH各类测试设备,熟悉NVH相关试验室;
  3. 具有良好的沟通协调能力及数据分析能力;

Mgt and Leadership Skills

  1. Good program management on timing plan and execution
  2. Good communication and presentation skills

Experience and education

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  2. 8+ years and OEM is preferred

Personal Traits

  1. Good team player-communication & coordination
  2. Deliverable-driven spirit – responsible, quick action, and deliver on time
  3. Positive, honest, and dedicated to details
  4. Dedication-capable of working under pressure and frequent / long term business travel
  5. Interested in technical field and product creation, willing to learn more
  6. Flexible-goal oriented, open minded and be a good problem solver
  7. Willing to work in an international project environment

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