Frank Vancraeyveld, 53 years has before joining Werner& Mertz in January 2013 been active most of his career in the industrial and institutional cleaning and sanitizing market at Henkel, Henkel-Ecolab and Ecolab.
He has been operational in all positions of the commercial chain: sales, marketing and supply chain management in Belgium, Eastern Europe later France and 20 major countries in Europe.
During his 30 years in the cleaning industry he has contributed at the creation of special services and technologies for the Building Cleaning Service Contractors and cleaning and sanitizing of professional buildings in the private or public sector.
Since January 2013 Frank has taken the helm of the professional division of the Werner & Mertz Group where he’s also member of the board.
Frank joined the pioneer and champion in integral sustainability and says to this: “it’s really refreshing to work for a company that thinks and decides in cycles of generations and is ready to invest in performing products in respect of the environment and human health of actual and future generations.”
Parallel with his professional activity, Frank is a passionate runner with a best time on the marathon of 3h23. He spends the little time left with his family.
Frank is CEO tana-Chemie and Head of division Werner & Mertz Professional
Tel: + 49 172 292 08 90
2013 -actual WERNER & MERTZ, EUROPEAN MARKET DRIVER & LEADER IN INTEGRAL SUSTAINABLE CLEANING &CARE SOLUTIONS IN C2C and B2B
CEO tana-Chemie GmbH, Head of Professional division and board member Werner & Mertz Group
2007 - 2012 ECOLAB, GLOBAL MARKET LEADER IN WATER, HYGIENE AND ENERGY SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGIES
VP BSC&FC EMEA (Whole Europe, office in Zurich and home base in France)
Chemicals, Machines and Cleaning Equipment
2002 - 2006 ECOLAB
General Manager Region West ( Benelux , Iberia and France; office and home base in France)
I&I Surface and Facility Care
1998 - 2001 HENKEL-ECOLAB, EUROPEAN JOINT-VENTURE General Manager Region East (Austria, Switzerland and 8 Eastern European countries; office and home base in Vienna, Austria and Krakow, Poland ) I&I Surface and Facility Care
1984 - 1998 HENKEL AND HENKEL-ECOLAB
Division Director(*) Be Lux and Sales Director half of France (IDF, North, East and Normandy)
Division Director(*)Be Lux
Sales Director Building Service Contractors Be Lux
Marketing Director(*) Benelux (office and home base in the Netherlands)
Sales Engineer Healthcare Be Lux
Sales Representative(*) West and East Flanders, Belgium
1981 - 1984 (*) I&I Surface and Facility Care
DELHAIZE LE LION (Belgium), Food retailer
Responsible for the department dry food in one of the Belgian outlets