Arjan Overwater

Associate Partner
General management and business strategy
Netherlands

Arjan Overwater is an associate partner at Globalpraxis.  

An entrepreneur and leadership coach at heart, he has accumulated a unique track record in both CEO and HR leadership roles. He has held several CEO positions (Unilever Russia Ukraine and Belarus, the East India Company Fine Foods, and Meinl am Graben), in addition to senior HR roles in global blue chip firms (Sr. VP Global HR at Unilever, director HR Benelux at Coca-Cola, and several positions at Royal Dutch Shell).

Arjan currently supports fast-growing food and fashion companies in the UK (the Fresh Sauce Company) and in the USA (Sunski), as well as chairing the board of a technology company in Belgium (Morrow Optics).

His work focuses on collaborating with senior teams and executives to transform their business and personal performance, by aligning purpose, values, and strategy, at all levels of the organization. He consults on growth and revitalization of businesses with an emphasis on consumer goods companies. Arjan’s broad experience spans brand strategy and execution, through retail, route-to-market effectiveness, and online execution.