Implementing a global reward strategy at Rabobank learned again that stakeholdermanagement is a key success factor in complex international change processes

International culture

Building an international culture in the International Baccalaureate started with the induction period 

What could Marike do for you as an international HR interim & program manager: 

  • manage the change in a business restructuring
  • build or reshape the international HR function
  • lead an international HR project or programme
  • act as an interim international HR manager/head/director
  • act as an interim international HR business partner
  • manage HR in a business transition or start-up

Read more about Marike’s service delivery

  • build from idea to project plan
  • build from strategy to implementation
  • build from chaos to structure
  • build from long-term vision to short-term targets

Read more about Marike’s approach


  • over 15 years of experience in international HR management
  • worked with many cultures and in several countries
  • worked in established organisations, start-ups and transitions
  • global HR roles in multinationals and not-for-profit organisations
  • experience in financial services, IT & Ops, telecom, education
  • former member of ING Group’s international HR executive MT

Read more about Marike’s experience


  • set up a new global centre
  • led a major international transition, resourcing and induction process
  • managed the downsizing of a global office in Geneva
  • managed teams of 80+ HR professionals
  • redesigned a HR department
  • acted as the lead HR expert in a major insourcing process
  • built the global HR function in an international business line
  • implemented a global reward strategy for wholesale banking

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During almost two years, Marike acted as a highly valued and pro-active member of the Management Team of Rabobank’s Wholesale, Rural and Retail activities and sparring partner of three Executive Board members covering all important HR topics and the implementation thereof.

Rabobank Executives, 2016

Marike is a top professional, hard-working, committed and professional, she has a good sense of business. She came into our lives at a time of great change and rapidly assimilated the tasks and knowledge required to help us on our change journey! A star…

Simon Parker, Managing Director Vehicle Refinishes, AkzoNobel Performance Coatings, 2014

Always a complete professional, she has coordinated the project and dealt with our highly complex agenda. She has enabled us to formulate the future plan while being able to engage the stakeholders and judge the market trends.

Marijke Brunklaus, General Manager HR ING Netherlands, 2012

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