From 1976 onward he held senior management positions as a VP and managing director in several groups of companies in trading, port services, forwarding & logistics.
In 1984 he founded Plimsoll Management Consultancy and since then executed a vast number of assignments in the international port, shipping, logistics & forwarding and transport industry in C-level executive search, interim and turn-around management, strategy and M&A and feasibility studies.
Dick was a Board member, VP, President and Non-executive Chairman of the Board of Experts for Experts International (CH) from 2004 until 2017; he further was a member of the Advisory Board of the Global Institute of Logistics (NY).
In October 2018 he sold Plimsoll’s Executive Search activities to Venturn, continuing Plimsoll’s Strategy and M&A practice under his own name. At the same time he joined Venturn’s Advisory Board.
He is looking forward to the cooperation with the Venturn partners and staff and with his colleague advisory board members, with the intention to continue and contribute to the future of the merged companies.