Andre Van Der Heyde SalesStar

André Van Der Heyde

With more than 20 years experience growing businesses from SME, corporates and multinationals; listed, unlisted and private, André’s strategy and leadership experience has been forged across groups the likes of Atlas Copco, United Technology Corporation and Howden.

As a former MD, André was responsible for a AUD$60m p.a. business and consistently achieved double digit revenue and margin growth. He is recognised by companies for his business growth strategy development, price optimisation strategies, strategic prowess in identifying and exploiting opportunities and exemplary execution to plan.

André possesses advanced experience relating to sales of direct and indirect B2B sales and multi-brand strategies for industrial equipment, preventive maintenance services, turnkey services, and professional trade services. He is renowned by industry and peers for passionate, inclusive and developmental leadership.

“I am passionate about helping business grow in terms of profitability and capability. I love developing winning strategies and solving business problems including: company goal misalignment, resource capacity restraints, sales process optimisation, visibility of business metrics and forecasting, business systems (CRM and Project Management) optimisation.”

Specialisation Areas
M&A, Sales & Marketing, Operations, Aftermarket Services, Project Management, Strategic Sourcing, Administrative Services and Software System Implementations (CRM & ERP). Specialist expertise includes optimising sales conversion ratio’s, price, project margins, resource productivity and recoveries, inventory and transactional customer satisfaction surveys.

Sector Experience
Mining, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Construction, Utilities, Engineering/electrical Services, Industrial Equipment, Hire & Rental.

Geographies
André has experience working throughout Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia and is currently based in Sydney, Australia.