HR Total Reward Professional 

Interim and Consulting

About René Broekhuis

René Broekhuis has a track record in Global Total Reward / Compensation & Benefits executive positions. His nationality is from The Netherlands.


Has performed combined roles in HR and Finance, as a business controller. His Total Reward experience was grown in various industries with companies like HayGroup, Lucent, HP, TNT, SAP, Heinz, UCB and Tyco .  In these organizations he has been holding roles with an international scope and responsibility in all continents and main countries. 

Part of his career he spent on an international assignment in Germany, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, France, Belgium and US.

René has experience in all areas in the compensation & benefits profession in corporate, regional and global roles in Europe, Middle East, Asia (Singapore, China, India, Japan), Pacific i.e. Australia, US and South Africa. 

International board and executive compensation, mergers & acquisitions (integration and scenarios), HRIS, HR-analytics, employee relations, job grading and level structures, variable pay plans (STI, LTI / equity plans), (sales) incentives plans (design, roll-out), global benefits programs (de-risking, pooling), international mobility plan (development, communications), performance management, organizational development (i.e. processes design and alignment, centers of expertise, shared services), governance (remuneration committee, annual report, shareholders).

He is experienced in international / cross-border change and project management (i.e. HR transformation, reorganization, compliance resulting in integrity and transparency).

In these roles he has always worked in close collaboration with HR Directors, HRBPs, Finance, Legal, Tax peers. He has been part of HR Leadership Teams.

Partnerships with HR Consulting firms / boutiques. Which gives your reach into a network of the big HR consultancy firms, senior Rewards people, across several geographies. To have and continue the international on-the-ground knowledge.

René is participating in various international networking groups for Human Resources and Total Rewards. Which is a knowledgeable source for trends and plan details.


He holds a Masters degree in Business Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in The Netherlands, post-graduate programs at RSM and Warwick, is as well a certified Global Remuneration Professional with WorldatWork.

Value-add for you:

  • End-to-end knowledge through full coverage of the Total Rewards / Compensation &
           Benefits profession at all organizational tiers i.e. Executives, Business managers,
  • Performed in all Total Rewards areas of expertise.
  • From domestic and regional levels (EMEA, Asia, Pacific, US, Middle East, Africa) into
         global responsible roles, at different organizational levels and geographies.
  • Partnerships with established HR consulting companies across geographies.
  • Close collaboration with HRBP and in HR leadership teams, and other global functions.
  • Works international mobile and remote in cross-border organizations.