Karel van der Mandele
Senior Vice President of Right Management North America
Karel van der Mandele joined ManpowerGroup in 2019 as the Senior Vice President of Right Management North America.
Karel brings more than 20 years of business and consulting leadership experience. He is a passionate leader who focuses on driving growth, building strong brands, and fostering a high-performing team with a sense of purpose and achievement.
He joined Right Management from Kimberly-Clark where he led the North American B2B Washroom business (Scott, Kleenex, and Cottonelle) and the UK & Ireland Family Care business (Andrex and Kleenex). Prior to Kimberly-Clark, Karel was a Principal in the consumer and retail practice at Booz & Company in Amsterdam and New York. As a strategy consultant, he supported several leading CPG and retail clients on engagements spanning growth strategy, organization design, and commercial capability development. He started his career in brand management at Procter & Gamble.
Karel has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a master’s degree in Economics from Erasmus University in Rotterdam.