Katrien Demeester is a senior member of the firm’s Technology Sector and the Diversity and Inclusion Practice. As a trusted advisor to boards and senior executives, she conducts leadership and succession assignments for public and private equity-backed technology, media and communication companies. Katrien also has extensive experience hiring innovative digital and technology officers across all industries. She splits her time between Brussels and Amsterdam. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates close to 15 years ago, Katrien spent five years in various leadership positions with FreeMarkets, a provider of supply management software and service solutions, where she was Global Operations Leader and European Resource and Development Manager. Previously, she worked at Procter & Gamble, where she held various finance positions in the European and Belgian organizations.
Katrien received her commercial engineering degree from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium and her MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. She speaks fluent Dutch, French and English.
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