PAST ASSIGNMENTS


PROJECT DIRECTOR, a.i.
September 2005–May 2006
Rabobank


In the context of a merger of 4 regional branch banks (Rabobank Land van Cuijk & Maasduinen, approx 375 staff), Eric Teunissen was held accountable for the program and project management of a bankwide research and development (relocation) project (reporting to multidivisional CEO) and related building activities as well as for designing a breakthrough project management template, an "architectural diagram" for organizing large-scale industrial relocation projects.

Although exclusively designed for Rabobank, this disruptive management model may serve as a world-class benchmark for the international relocation industry. Project team: 60-70 members.

The project received international acclaim and was awarded a Benelux Enterprise Award. Division Group was named 'Best Banking Temporary Management Resources Provider'. Hosted by EU Business News in 2020.

In 2023, Acquisition International awarded Division Group a Worldwide Finance Award for the development of its innovative interim management services for leading and managing M&A programs.



PROJECT DIRECTOR
December 2001–June 2002
Van Nieuwpoort Groep



For his most senior assignment (2001-2002) during his tenure at Van Nieuwpoort Prefab Beton (approx 650 staff), Eric Teunissen was held responsible for managing (reporting to company's COO) a companywide strategic project as the project director during the planning and engineering phase.

In a collaborative effort between the company's 4 product divisions, the objective was to organize a breakthrough building concept (as a new customer service) in designing, engineering, manufacturing and assembling precast concrete construction elements for residential construction projects.

Pilot: 70 residential homes, Netherlands. Span of control: nine-person cross-unit, cross-functional team.


PROJECT MANAGER
September 1999–November 2001

Eric Teunissen established an engineering team (for the product group's engineering and planning department, approx 60 staff) engaged with outsourcing engineering activities (30% of yearly production budget or 300.000 m² of hollow-core floor slabs) in collaboration with an engineering firm in Prague, Czech Republic.

The project's main objective was to create sufficient engineering capacity for the product group Flooring Systems (approx 350 staff) to ensure timely order fulfillment. Project team: 5-6 structural engineers and draftsmen.