Marcel Van Hooijdonk is known to be a reputed real estate investor who studied ‘Real Estate Engineering’ during the period 1986 to 1992 at the Utrecht University. After completing engineering, he began his career as real estate investor. With a considerable amount of knowledge, experience, and expertise he has earned a lot of recognition as a real estate investor. He worked as the financial controller in Netherland’s biggest Mercedes-Benz dealers, Ruttchen in the year 1999.
As a real estate investor, Marcel Van Hooijdonk buys, manages and rents out the property for generating huge profit. He advices clients and acts as a supervisor in many construction projects. After years of experience as a financial controller and in the real estate sector, Marcel Van Hooijdonk started working as the HR Manager in GasTerra from the year 2006. This Groningen-based company supplies gas in wholesale in the Netherlands as well as abroad. As the HR Manager for the company, he manages the HR policy. He is responsible for guiding and managing the workforce and looking into the programs, policies and HR services of the company.
As an HR Manager, he manages the staffing, recruiting, organization development, employee training, benefits and compensation administration, employee health, wellness, welfare, counselling, and safety. He looks after the HR objectives, practices that contribute towards an employee-oriented, high performing culture which emphasizes the quality, standards, productivity, recruitment ongoing development and goal attainment of the workforce. He is even responsible for the development of the metrics and the processes, which support the organization’s achievements and the business goals. Marcel Van Hooijdonk coordinates implementation of the employee-related programs, services, and policies through the reports to the CEO, HR staff as well as advises and aids the organization’s managers about all the issues related to Human Resources.
On the personal front, he is married to Wendy and they have two beautiful children. Apart from being an HR Manager and a real estate property owner, Marcel is an expert golfer. He has a passion for sports like football and tennis. He has a lot of interest in the sports cars and participates as a volunteer in the football club where his son plays. He offers pro bono consulting as well. In the year 2008 Marcel Van Hooijdonk received the title of the ‘Open Amateur Golf Tour.’