Kenneth van der Zalm

VP European Desks

About Kenneth

Kenneth first joined YER USA back in 2010 and is one of our team leaders. He brings 10+ years of professional recruitment and executive search experience, both from agency as well as the inhouse practice. Born and raised in the Netherlands, he holds Bachelor’s Degrees in both Marketing as well as in Law. After a military mission in Cambodia and spending a career in the staffing industry in his home country with some project work in Germany and Belgium as well, Kenneth moved to the United States in 2005.

Fluent in Dutch, English and conversational in German, Kenneth serves our Benelux and DACH clients with their search needs in the USA. Although his experience covers a wide variety of industry sectors and positions, he provides a special expertise in the software technology and automation / capital equipment industries.

Outside of work, Kenneth is a family man and loves to spend time in the outdoors, either hiking or on the mountain bike. He’s also an avid online chess player.



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