After completing a Master of Business Administration program in the 80’s, Chris Slijkhuis worked as European Business Development Manager for Chep in numerous EU countries. He founded a number of Chep companies in the Central and Eastern European region in the 90’s (Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Hungary) and moved with his family to Vienna in 1994.
He joined the fast growing Electronics Manufacturing Services company Flextronics in 2000, as Director Supply Chain Management in European HQ in Vienna and developed and implemented new supply chain concepts. In this role he also worked on the development of new reverse logistics concepts for WEEE when the WEEE directive was introduced in 2004.
He joined MBA Polymers (in which Flextronics was one of the shareholders at that time) in 2005 to develop the Global Sourcing and Supply Chain function for this E-Waste plastics recycling company.
In 2012 Chris Slijkhuis joined the Müller-Guttenbrunn Group, the Joint-Venture partner of MBA Polymers in Austria, where his activities are related to Public Affairs and E-Waste. MBA Polymers Austria became fully owned subsidiary of the Müller-Guttenbrunn Group in 2017 and MBA Polymers Austria was re-branded into MGG Polymers in the beginning of this year 2018.
Chris is a board member of the European Electronics Recyclers Association EERA and is the spokesperson for the E-Waste plastics recycling in EERA.
E-Waste Recycling/Public Affairs