Business Development Manager Europe
Iris is responsible for sales in Europe and developing Qserve’s activities further into the European market in key countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Benelux, France, and Italy. Her solid understanding of the medical device market, the EU approval process at Notified Bodies and her excellent language skills help our customers to find Qserve and navigate through the increasing complexity of the EU regulatory landscape.
Before joining Qserve, she entered the certification field at former KEMA (now DEKRA) in Milan, Italy, where she was sales manager for product testing of electrical equipment, including electro-medical equipment. After she returned to The Netherlands, she joined BSI where she focused on selling quality system certification and training in the Benelux. After a year, she transferred internally to the Healthcare business unit, where she was the primary business developer for continental Europe. She expanded BSI’s client base across Europe and has built a large network in the medical device community.
Iris has a talent for languages. She speaks native Dutch and Italian, and in addition, she speaks fluent English, French, and German. In addition, she manages well in Spanish and Hebrew. These communication skills have always helped her in her sales roles to ensure excellent customer service.
Iris has studied Commercial Economics in Amsterdam. She has always worked in sales functions, initially at Randstad, a staffing company, before she moved into the product testing and certification world.