Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager

Red River van Eck ( part of Amsterdam Commodities, Acomo ) is a leading processor and supplier of edible seeds and part of a publicly listed conglomerate which specializes in sourcing, trading, treating, processing, packaging, and distributing raw materials and ingredients for the international food industry.
Based on an impressive history of 135 years, they are  internationally recognized as the leading specialist in their market niche. Typical international BtB markets for the products are Bakery-, Confectionary- and Cereal producers.

The company, originally a family-owned business, is increasing pace, especially after the acquisition by the current owner, towards further growth and professionalization.
The recently appointed CEO is building a team of specialists who will jointly shape the implementation and execution of the strategy to strengthen and expand the market position.

To complete the new Management Team, they are currently looking for a seasoned, yet dynamic and experienced Commercial Manager who brings a wealth of experience and joins their team in leading the way towards commercial success, business development and innovation.

The ideal candidate:
• Started and matured in the international food industry, preferably Bakery, Confectionary
• > 10 years of experience in an international commercial/sales role, preferably in BtB markets
• Able to build long lasting strategic business, yet being a deal-maker
• Bringing both experience in selling commodities and creating added value (product innovation, services)
• Affinity with a production- and processing setting
• International mindset: fluent in Dutch and English. German and French is a valued plus
• Team player with hands-on mentality, ‘no frills’
• Innovator, leading the way towards change and progress

The candidate will be working within a small team of specialists, in a modern and comfortable office environment with an open and pleasant culture where ‘hard-working’ and ‘having fun’ are clearly noticeable. At the same time, being part a larger, professional, listed group of companies brings an interesting blend of business cultures, best practices and sparring partners.

The Commercial Manager will report the CEO, the remuneration package is competitive and includes a bonus scheme, company car and pension insurance.


For more information – or your application- please contact Marcel de Jong or Jan Piet van der Plank, our Managing Partners: or +31 6 519 06 244 or +31 648 21 16 16


  • Food
  • Manager


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