As Chief People Officer, Vice President of Human Resources, and a key member of the senior leadership team, Marijke has introduced an innovative employee engagement strategy to significantly enhance employee satisfaction, directly correlating to our employees’ performance and productivity. Marijke can often be heard in the hallways of the Health Carousel office saying, “It is all about the employee experience; our people are our number one priority and investment.”
Before joining Health Carousel, Marijke built a successful career with Cincinnati Bell as the VP of Human Resources and with Proctor & Gamble. Her career has included a series of strategic leadership roles in sales, operations planning, mergers and acquisitions, recruiting, compensation, diversity and inclusion, change management, training, and development. Marijke earned a bachelor’s degree from Bradley University.
Other than the Health Carousel employees, Marijke’s priorities include her supportive husband Kirk, their three wonderful children—Connor, Kees, and Ryka—and the family’s English Bulldog, Argus. Marijke also lives her passions by actively giving back to the community, supporting causes such as research for juvenile diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease, and serving as a current board member of the Red Cross. When not working, Marijke enjoys traveling, photography, and hot yoga.