Boudewijn Beerkens

Boudewijn Beerkens

Boudewijn Beerkens, Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Board of Wolters Kluwer; and RSM MBA graduate in 1991. He summed it up in an interview for Elsevier when he said, “The corporate world could really benefits from more MBAs, but I don’t think that an MBA is a condition for reaching the top. It certainly increases the chance of reaching the top, but next to an MBA mentality, attitude, ambition, persistence and a little bit of luck are just as important." Moreover, he has shown his appreciation and support by contacting the school this year and offering a number of projects to MBA students even at these tough economic times. Because of these characteristics, RSM honours him with this award.