CEO, Purpose Linked Consulting

Discoverer, Builder, Transformer


Marc, a native of Belgium, is the CEO and co-founder of Purpose Linked Consulting. With over three decades of business experience, he consults to large, multinational firms as well as small, independent companies, foreign government organizations and international universities.

Marc provides a variety of consulting services to clients including:

  • Strategic Business Planning
  • International Marketing and Product Development
  • Business Strategy Training
  • International Business Start-up
  • Change Management
  • Cross-cultural Team Building
  • Cultural Integration

Prior to founding PLC, Marc enjoyed a twenty-seven career with three major pharmaceutical companies, focusing on human and animal health products. He has lived and worked in Belgium, the UK, France, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand. Marc spent twenty-one years with Merck, where his career was comprised of a number of significant positions, including Executive Director Marketing, Europe and Vice President, Asia-Pacific Region. As VP Asia/Pacific, Marc established 8 subsidiaries in the Asian region, including Taiwan, China, Singapore and Korea. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Merck-Hangzhou Pharmaceutical JV.

Marc is co-author of the book The Purpose Linked OrganizationThe book focuses on PLC’s groundbreaking research on the importance of purpose and passion in creating a fulfilled and motivated workforce, and sustained competitive edge in business.

Marc has studied in Belgium, England and France. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry from ULB, Belgium, a Management Studies degree from P&A, London and has completed advanced business courses at Harvard University and INSEAD, Fontainebleau. Marc is fluent in English, French and Dutch and serves as a Counselor to the Belgian Trade Office. His leisure accomplishments include licensing as a private pilot and professional horse training and breeding.

Our groundbreaking focus on purpose and passion will change the way organizations recruit, select, train and develop people. It will also improve the way organizations manage, reward and motivate their talent. Most importantly, we know that our work will make the lives of employees more fulfilling and at the same time, more productive. And we are passionate about these possibilities!