Pieter van Oord attributes success to being a family business

Mr Pieter van Oord was one of the key speakers at the RSM leadership Summit on October 4, 2013. “Being a family makes our company different to others,” said Van Oord. “We can learn a lot from family businesses.” Quoting from his own experience and the success of the company, Van Oord spoke of learning from family business, from business models in Germany, the operation of business clusters in the Netherlands, and expectations of leadership in a family company. "The Netherlands’ success in the oil and gas service industry relies on family companies in the exploration, field development, and production clusters. Chinese and Korean companies are coming in, but the Netherlands has a top five position, he stressed, which was down to what he called the ‘Dutch Mittelstand’".

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