Ian Scholten

Principal Consultant

Ian is Principal Consultant at the Dutch office of Horton International. His core activities include general management, commerce (sales and marketing, product management), finance management mainly in technically oriented trading, and production environments (B-to-B). He has held finance positions in the process automation sector, the valve industry and was also interim finance manager with FinAce working mainly on global ICT projects for a large player in the energy sector. Until he moved into Executive Search he was a member of the group board of the pan European distributor of ventilation solutions Air Trade Centre International, and therefore also has specialist knowledge of the international HVAC (heating, ventilation, air-conditioning) industry. Ian has worked throughout Europe since 1995 and has a great deal of affinity with family/private equity environments. For this reason he is keenly aware of cultural differences in the corporate world throughout Europe. As well as possessing a solid economic, financial and business acumen, Ian also has a broad understanding of technology.

Professional Activities

  • Member of the Dutch Organization for Executive and Non-Executive Board Members
  • Member of the Dutch Association of Financial Executives


  • M.S., Economics, University of Amsterdam

Industry Expertise

  • Industrial Goods
  • Industrial, Manufacturing
  • Technology

Functional Expertise

  • Executive, Board Appointments
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Finance

Languages Spoken

  • Dutch
  • English

Office Location

Pietersbergweg 1
Amsterdam 1105 BM
Map and Directions
Tel. 31 20 640 5757
Fax. 31 20 345 5002


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