Coen van Riet
Real estate / property management:
Colliers International - Senior Account Manager Retail (since 2009).
MVGM - Shopping Center Manager (2006-2008).
Main areas of expertise: real estate management, shopping malls, SLA, brokerage (landlord repr), monitoring tenant portfolio, rent collection, marketing & branding, retail, public private co makership.
V&D - Store Manager - Alphen ad Rijn, Rijswijk and Leiden (1996-2005).
Marks & Spencer - Deputy Store Manager - Bath, Amsterdam, The Hague and Brussels (1991-1995).
Executive Board ArenAPoort - Amsterdam (2010-2017), Chairman Advisory Board Rotterdam Marketing (2008), Board of the Chamber of Commerce of the Rijnland Region (1998-1999), Executive Board of City Management Leiden (1997-1999).
Hospitaliy Industry/ facility management:
Several commercial and operational management positions (1984-1990).
My career, both in domestic and interantional settings, has given me a very wide range of management experience in a variety of commercial and operational environments in real estate, retail and hospitalty.
Due to my enthusiasm, commitment and helicopter view I have been able to achieve and maintain results that have made substantional difference to the results of the business. Even under difficullt circumstances, like inplementing change, I remain able to succesfully translate vision and strategy to commercial and operational goals and objectives. I perform well in a dynamic and highly competitve environment. I prefer adressing the tasks at hand with a focus on targets combined with a hands on approach. During this process I encourage my team to take on responsabilities whilst I keep an open mind to other opninions and changing circumstances.
I have experienced I enjoy cooperation and negotiations, both formal and informal, with all levels, disciplines and cultures. My contribution consists of facilitating succes by bringing out the best in my team. If necessary I solve problems by looking at them from different angles, to imagine myself in the interests concerned and keep them consistent with the priorities in the company. I have participated in setting up and professionalize public private partnerships in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Leiden and recently Utrecht.
School of Management of the Hospitality Industy (bachelor). Graduation in 1984.
Several management programs regarding: marketing, retail, management of change.
Dutch (native), English (fluent), French (good knowledge), German (basic knowledge).