who we are
Irene Hoogstad
Irene Hoogstad is founder and Managing Director of Pingu´n Management Consultants. She was Director of Technical Purchasing for Corus, with a yearly purchasing volume of over € 460 million. She was CEO and co-founder of the E-procurement marketplace EMROX. In her various senior positions she specialized in the areas of general management, sales management, purchasing, e-commerce, operations and service management. She has experienced both situations of reorganization, survival and close down as well as phases of (fast) growth.

Irene got her MBA degree from the Harvard Business School in Boston, USA and graduated at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Attended various management courses at IMD, Lausanne(CH) and an executive purchasing course at Michigan state University (USA) (Robert Monzcka).