Olivier Bouhoulle



Bernard Steimes



Caroline de Strycker



Anne-Marie Hostyn






Olivier Bouhoulle has an extensive experience in Executive Search. He founded PLATINIUM Executive Search in 2012.

Olivier started his career in the FMCG sector, at Master Foods. After a few years, he entered the search industry in 1990, joining Fontaine-Archer-Van de Voorde that later became Robert Half Belgium. In 2000, he took over leadership of the Executive Search and the Interim Management department within Robert Half Brussels Office. After leaving RH Belgium, Olivier spent several years as Associate Partner with Odgers Berndtson. Beside his Executive Search experience , Olivier also performed several lengthly HR assignments as Interim Manager for different companies such as GSK, UCB, VOO, Toyota & ING.

Olivier’s Executive Search expertise covers many different industries, working with blue-chip companies in Pharmaceuticals, Industry, Telecom and Finance & Banking sectors.

Olivier holds a Master in Business Administration and a Master in Portfolio Management & Estate Planning, both from ICHEC (Belgium) and also graduated in the Executive Program in General Management at Solvay Business School (CEPAC). Olivier is fluent in French, Dutch, English and Italian, and also speaks very good German.

Email : o.bouhoulle@platinium-executivesearch.be


Bernard Steimes has 24 years of experience in executive roles in sales, marketing and general management. He acquired throughout those years a deep operational and human knowledge thanks to his responsibilities within multinationals as well as small and middle-sized companies from the retail and the industry sectors. Bernard lived also several years in United States where he worked for retail companies, taking over operational responsibilities in marketing, merchandising, buying and project development.

Bernard joined PLATINIUM in 2014. He holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from the Solvay Business School and is fluent in French, English and Dutch, with basic knowledge of Spanish.

Email : b.steimes@platinium-executivesearch.be


After a career start spent with major players in the advertising market, Caroline de Strycker gained 15 years of experience within multinational companies active in FMCG, healthcare, retail & luxury industries such as Estée Lauder, Beiersdorf and Pernod Ricard.

Within these companies, she held different executive roles in marketing and business development & led several strategic projects both in Brussels and Paris.

Caroline joined PLATINIUM Executive Search in 2016. She holds a Master Degree from ICHEC Management School in Brussels and also a Master Degree in Luxury Management and Marketing from ESG Business School in Paris.

Native from Lier, near Antwerpen, she is fluent in French, Dutch and English with basic knowledge in Italian.

Email : c.destrycker@platinium-executivesearch.be


Anne-Marie Hostyn has a very large experience within the Retail and Luxury industry. She started her career in the Purchasing department of Brico (ex- GIB Group , today owned by Carrefour). Later on, she joined Parfums Christian Dior to assist the Commercial Director in the launch of the first Christian Lacroix’s perfume.

A couple of years later, she joined Belgian Skyshops today known as International Duty Free where she started as Purchasing Manager. She held different responsibilities within the Procurement department for Perfumes and Luxury Goods and was promoted as Business Unit Director Perfumes & Cosmetics.

Really convinced by the importance of the human capital of a company , she decided to join PLATINIUM Executive Searchin in early 2017.
Anne-Marie holds a Master Degree from ICHEC Management School in Brussels and speaks French, Dutch and English.

Email : am.hostyn@platinium-executivesearch.be


Laurent Carnoy has an extensive experience in the highly competitive sector of energy and construction. At Nynas AB (European leader in bitumen for road and industrial applications) he namely held several  international senior management positions such as Sales Director and Operations Director for Western Europe.

Laurent joined PLATINIUM Executive Search in 2015. He graduated from EPHEC in Brussels and from INSEAD Business School.

He is fluent in Dutch, French, English and German, with basic knowledge of Spanish.

Email : l.carnoy@platinium-executivesearch.be