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Rosalie van Ruler Thaker

RTS Senior Vice PresidentDüsseldorf

Leads enterprise-wide transformations for industrial organizations across Europe, with a focus on performance improvement and organizational effectiveness

Rosalie is an experienced transformation leader, who helps organizations counter industry disruption and underperformance. She is adept at driving top-line growth, efficiency improvement, and organizational health through business model innovation, digital transformation, and data-driven insights.

Rosalie’s recent client projects include the following:

  • designing and implementing a culture transformation at a global petrochemicals company that led to annual recurring bottom-line impact of €500 million
  • leading a fit-for-growth transformation at a food and ingredients conglomerate that resulted in an annual recurring bottom-line impact of €300 million
  • managing a cross-functional growth, cost, and organizational health transformation at a global machinery business. The project led to annual recurring bottom-line impact of €250 million
  • leading the growth, cost, and culture transformation at a packaging company. The effort led to annual recurring bottom-line impact of €300 million

In addition to her client work, Rosalie coaches tech start-ups in East Africa and guides social enterprises in India through Women on Wings, a non-governmental organization that aims to create jobs for women in rural India.

Past Experience

DKSH Management
Global head of business excellence and transformation

Philips Electronics
Director of business transformation
Global head of marketing


Erasmus University Rotterdam

Leiden University
MA, theology and organizational psychology