Dick (D.H.) Binkhorst BSc M.Mar. started his career as a merchant navy officer, graduated as a Master Mariner and in Business Administration and stepped ashore as a marine surveyor.
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 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 and continued the Strategy and M&A practice under his own name.