Gerhard van de Vorst

Gerhard van der Vorst

Managing Director, Head of Spain & Portugal

Gerhard van der Vorst heads up operations across Spain and Portugal for Gordon Brothers and oversees and facilitates the growth of the individual business divisions. Gerhard is also a Director of EMANESAN B.V., a consultancy firm specializing 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, Mr. van der Vorst 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.