Gerhard van de Vorst

Gerhard van der Vorst

Managing Director, Head of Spain & Portugal

Gerhard van der Vorst heads up operations across Spain & Portugal for Gordon Brothers and overseas and facilitates the growth of the individual business services.

Gerhard is also a Director of EMANESAN B.V., a consultancy firm specialising in retail. He initiated the company in 2000 and has provided strategic advice to food and non-food retailers and assisted with many M&A transactions, mainly within the food sector.

Before starting the consultancy firm, Gerhard held executive positions at Royal Ahold Spain, Vendex International, Sears PLC Spain, Cortefiel Group, Galerias Preciados and C&A.

Gerhard is a Dutch national and studied in The Netherlands. He speaks Dutch, Spanish, English, German and French.