« The first knowledge is the knowledge of my ignorance: it is the beginning of intelligence. » (Socrates)


Henry Dumortier, Our Partner


25 years as international senior executive


French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch


Brussels, Paris, Madrid, Barcelone

A globetrotter at heart, Henry has over 30 years of solid international experience, having spent most of his career as a senior executive within large international groups (General Electric and Goodyear) in the USA, Latin America and across Europe.

Passionate about leading multicultural teams, he has developed and implemented several strategic plans in around ten different international markets, involving major challenges of restructuring and reorganization, large-scale commercial transformation, and successful launches of new innovative products. After managing a Benelux subsidiary of GE Capital from 2000 to 2002, he was entrusted with the management of Goodyear’s subsidiaries in Spain/Portugal, France and Brazil before taking over as deputy general manager of Goodyear EMEA in 2018. 

Most recently, Henry was CEO Europe of Zep Inc., a leading group in industrial cleaning and maintenance products.

With a natural ability to manage P&Ls and complex organizations, Henry decided to put this experience to the benefit of business leaders of companies of all sizes who wish to invest in human excellence, by supporting them in the constitution of winning, strong and cohesive management teams. For him, the humility, courage, and curiosity of the leader are the essential values ​​for the lasting success of an organization.

A lawyer by training, Henry holds an MBA from IESE in Barcelona, ​​supplemented by a course in leadership from Harvard University. Passionate about travel, he speaks French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch fluently.


CEO EMEA. Zep is a leader in the sector of products and services related to industrial maintenance and cleaning.


Divisional CEO Europe, Consumer tires (2018-2020)
Divisional CEO Europe, Commercial tires (2017-2018)
CEO Goodyear Brazil (2014-2017)
Managing Director Goodyear France (2009-2014)
Managing Director Goodyear Iberia (2005-2009)
Sales Director Europe (2003- 2005)


General Manager Benelux, GE Capital Fleet Services (2000-2002)
Marketing Director Europe, GE Capital Fleet Services (1998-2000)
Multiple management roles in the USA, GE Capital Fleet Services (1993-1998)

Back to all coaches