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Klaas-Jan Knoppers

Partner Trainer

Klaas-Jan (Klaas) Knoppers is a Dutch American with a Bachelor degree in Physical Education and a Master Degree in Management and Organization (Bedrijfskunde).

  • The Netherlands, Switzerland
  • English, Dutch
  • Chemicals and Manufacturing; Pharma and Life Sciences; Services sector


Klaas has over 24 years of experience as a Krauthammer Consultant (1994-2018) which includes setting up the Krauthammer USA as Managing Partner, living in Atlanta, GA 1996-2007, as well as setting up Krauthammer Brazil office in 2004.

His passion is to "Bring out the best in People" by engaging and challenging Leaders and Executives as well as Sales and Service Professionals in achieving their development and/or performance goals with humor and high energy!

This includes working with Global organizations, teams and groups in USA, Europe, Asia, Australia and South America, operating i.e. in the areas of Agriculture, Manufacturing, Pharma, Logistics, Offshore, Finance, Consulting and Services.