John van der Ent

CEO at SPAR Holding

“It is Your Time to take ME by the Hand!”

John van der Ent started his career at V&D as a management trainee and manager. In his next position he worked for Makro in Malaysia and Spain and was subsequently Chairman of Etos. In 2004 he integrated Postkantoren B.V. with Bruna. In 2009, Van der Ent was head of the reorganization at Dexcom. He has also implemented a reorganization at the Etam Group. In 2015, he returned to V&D/La Place as CEO where he had to close the department stores. After that he was at the Board of Samsung Digital. From January 2018 he is CEO at SPAR Holding, with more than 550 SPAR stores in The Netherlands.