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Mentor: Vincent van Gorkom

Startlife Mentor

Vincent van Gorkom has a demonstrated history of working in the food production industry, most notably in sales. Since 2012 he is sales director at Yellow Chips, which is European leader in Organic chips. Before that he worked for Intersnack – the second largest snack/nuts producer in Europe and Bastini – a family owned snacking company. He successfully launched a new brand.

Skills and field of expertise

  • International sales in European food retail
  • Category salted snacks/chips
  • Building relations with customers
  • Knowledge of retail food markets
  • Communication in French/German/English
  • Entrepreneur
  • Private Label- business and experience in sales & marketing branded products
  • New business / Developing new markets

Offer and interest (startups)

Offer:  Knowledge of market, how to access to the market. Experience with Buyers, Category managers and other decision-makers.

Personal quote

It is all about people!