Edgar Elzerman

Edgar Elzerman

Private Brand consultant

Edgar Elzerman started his career at Royal Ahold in the Netherlands. He started in a fast-track-Development Plan as a Management Trainee, continued as a (Senior) Category Manager where he was responsible for a Portfolio of Categories.

Thereafter he worked as the Director of Business Development and subsequently as the Senior Director European Sourcing at Ahold Europe.

For the next five years, Edgar worked at Ahold USA as the Senior Director Business Development, developing & implementing strategic initiatives across the USA Ahold banners and thereafter as the Vice President of Private Brands, managing the Ahold USA Private Brand Program.

Since January 2014, Edgar is the owner of Elzerman Retail Consulting, based in The Netherlands.

On a global scope, he provides consultancy – & ad-interim services focusing on both retail and  private brand manufacturing. He regularly speaks at seminars & conferences across the world.

Since 2015,Edgar does work s for the PLMA Organization, as news anchor for PLMALive.eu, panel moderator at the RoundTable conference, judge at the salute Award testing days and speaker/ moderator at the Nyenrode Education Program.