The Corporate Management of MAG45 draws on its expertise and leadership to promote the interests of more than 250 employees, our shareholders and the MAG45 customers around the globe. Our Directors form the blueprint for responsible corporate management, allowing us to be the reference in Integrated Supply.

Management team

Management Team members, from left to right:
Marc van de Ven (COO), Carolien Poelman (CHRO), Bauke Zeinstra (CEO), Bart Griffijn (CPO), Jos Poelman (CFO) en Dirk van den Hengel (CCO).

Bauke Zeinstra

Bauke Zeinstra is Chief Executive Officer at MAG45 and Senior Vice President at Solar. He joined the company in 2014, following some years as a member of the board at Technische Unie (Sonepar Netherlands) where he was responsible for procurement and M&A. He brings with him extensive international experience in building and scaling up companies and integrating them post-merger. Starting out as a senior consultant at DHV in Amersfoort, he later held senior roles as a director of procurement and industrial sales at Telfort (British Telecom), Hagemeyer and Rexel. He prides himself on creating an inspiring environment in which individuals and companies thrive. Bauke holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s in Political Science and Government.

Carolien Poelman

Carolien Poelman is Chief Human Resources Officer at MAG45. She joined the company in 2015 having held senior HR positions in a variety of other companies. Carolien started out as an entrepreneur, founding an outdoor training agency focusing on team building and personal effectiveness. She then moved into the telecoms industry, holding marketing, sales and HR roles with KPN in the Netherlands and Belgium. From there, she joined the Freia Group previously KPN’s training division as Business Consultant Learning for KPN, later becoming Key Account Director Learning and Development. A similar role followed at Conclusion consulting company in Utrecht before she took on the challenge of HR Management Development at Imtech. Carolien holds a Master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Marc van de Ven

Marc van de Ven is Chief Operating Officer at MAG45. He kicked off his career by joining MAG45 in 2006 and has advanced his career with the company ever since. Marc started as a Contract Manager, became a Project Manager – executing customer consultancy projects for Dutch and international companies – then spent nearly four years as Manager Solutions Engineering. He moved into a role as Director Fulfilment before restructuring MAG45’s procurement department in his capacity as CPO, an interim role that he shared with the company CEO. For the past seven years, he has been COO, responsible for global operations. Marc earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Engineering and a Master’s in Industrial Engineering & Management Science.

Jos Poelman

Jos Poelman is Chief Financial Officer at MAG45. Joining the team in 2016, he had previously worked in senior finance positions in a range of sectors from manufacturing, agriculture and chemicals to healthcare. Describing himself as a “business-oriented, hands-on” finance director with a track record in driving change, Jos started his career with General Electric. He then moved to SCA as Controller Production and Distribution Centre before becoming Manager Corporate Planning & Analysis at FrieslandCampina. Further controller and senior financial roles followed at Aalberts Industries, the Vincent Van Gogh institute for mental healthcare, and Koninklijke Kentalis deaf education institution. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Duinsberg Foundation, Stichting De As and Stichting Hoeve-Zadok Fund. Jos holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Economics and a Master’s in Business Administration.

Dirk van den Hengel

Dirk van den Hengel is Chief Commercial Officer at MAG45. He is a Supply Chain Management professional with a strong track record in Key account management, business consultancy and project management. Dirk started his career in Logistics Engineering, followed by several years in Project/Programme management, where he was responsible for global, multisite business transition projects. In 2014, he became Manager Solutions Engineering where he led a large international team that made a significant contribution to MAG45’s growth. He took on the role of Director Sales and Business Solutions before being promoted to CCO. Dirk holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering & Management Science from Eindhoven University of Technology.

Bart Griffijn

Bart became Chief Procurement Officer in January 2023 and is responsible for tactical sourcing, category management, and product data management. He joined MAG45 in 2010 as a Contract Manager after various internships at manufacturing companies in the logistics and supply chain management fields. He continued his career at MAG45 as a Project Manager, responsible for designing and implementing customer-specific solutions, before becoming Business Development Manager with a remit to find new customers and coordinate MAG45’s business development activities globally. In January 2020, he took on the role of managing the company’s new Sourcing Department and in 2021 he became Director Procurement. Bart holds a Master’s degree in International Business (Supply Chain Management) from Maastricht University School of Business and Economics.

Country Managers

Echo Liu

Country Manager China, responsible for Asia

Echo Liu is Country Manager for MAG45 China and responsible for activities in the rest of Asia. She joined the company in 2007, coming from the semiconductor industry where she had held several positions in international marketing & sales and project management. Echo holds a Bachelor’s degree in European Business Management and a Master’s in Business Administration.

Borek Adamek

Country Manager Czech Republic

Borek Adamek is Country Manager for MAG45 in the Czech Republic. Joining the team in 2005, he previously worked in several procurement related positions for major international concerns. Borek has a technical education.

Arkadiusz Kosciolowski

Country Manager Poland and (a.i.) Germany

Arkadiusz Kosciolowski is Country Manager for MAG45 Poland and ad interim manager for Germany. Before joining the company in 2011, he gained over 15 years’ experience in MRO logistics and purchasing for a major multinational responsible for spare parts deliveries to production plants in Poland and Germany. Arkadiusz is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering.

Kris Carreon

Country Manager USA

Kris Carreon is Country Manager for MAG45 USA. He joined the company in 2017 as a Sales Engineer and began his current position in 2020. Kris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Jonathan Sail

Country Manager UK & Ireland

Jonathan Sail is the Country Manager for MAG45 in the UK and Ireland. He joined the company in 2012 and has twenty years of experience in the Integrated Supply Business. Jonathan has a background in managing operational and commercial teams across various industries.

Nicolas Caquelard

Country Manager Switzerland & France

Nicolas Caquelard is the Country Manager for MAG45 in Switzerland & France. He joined MAG45 in 2014 as a customer service professional, prior to which he worked in the logistics industry. Nicolas studied commerce & production and has an Advanced Technician’s certificate.

Alessandro di Poce

Country Manager Italy

Alessandro Di Poce is Country Manager for MAG45 Italy. He joined the company in 2018 and has over 10 years’ experience in technical distribution and the integrated supply business. Alessandro has a Master’s degree in Economics.