Mathé van Knippenberg is a strategic sourcing professional with more than 20 years working experience in an international and complex high tech environment at ASML and Philips. He has been working as a manager in strategic sourcing, supply chain development and procurement. In these roles Mathé has successfully defined and implemented sourcing strategies, implemented improvements in procurement and supply chain management processes as well as developed and maintained relationships with strategic suppliers. Through his career in the semiconductor industry he has developed an extensive knowledge and network of companies active in the area of high tech mechatronic, electrical and optical modules and systems.
A strategic thinker with hands-on mentality.
Perseverance and a strong drive for results.
Flexibility, commitment and taking initiative.
Convincing influencing skills and capable to deal with resistance.
A team player, taking ownership in projects, clearly communicating goals and responsibilities to teams with an open mind for new ideas, suggestions and ways of working.
Strong social and communication skills, enablers for creating and maintaining successful long-term relationships with internal and external parties.