Bart Hermans

Head of IT

I am a multi-talented IT professional with profound knowledge about (and anything related to) IT,
with expert level knowledge of infrastructure, cloud, virtualization, storage, performance, networking, security, monitoring and automation/scripting
Supplemented with a vast portfolio of business application expertise.
A proven track record where experience demonstrates my knowledge, skillset and learning agility.
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About Me

Who am I?

Bart, born in 1976, with a Chinese zodiac sign of Dragon with the element of Fire, happy father of 3 fabulous kids. Result-driven, with a healthy dose of curiosity, makes it that my self-educated hobby effectively became my job. So lucky to make a living for what I love to do most: IT, technology and innovation in general - shaping the world of tomorrow. This large set of interests results in a broad spectrum of IT knowledge and skills - applicable to any organization or project.

What do I Do ?

Over the years my career has literally touched all aspects of IT.

  • Define Long term IT Strategies
  • Infrastructure architecture
  • Infrastructure architecture
  • People Management
  • Project Management
  • Service Management
  • Business Intelligence
  • Machine Learning and Analytics
  • Cloud (Azure & AWS)
  • Office 365
  • Virtualization & Storage
  • Networking
  • Security
  • OS Administration/Engineering
  • Scripting and Automation
  • Backup, Recovery and Archiving
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Monitoring



  • 2022-Now

    Head of IT (Global Sales Unit)

    Roland Europe Group, Geel, Belgium

    Focus on managing the organization's technology strategy and aligning it with the business goals. Overseeing the IT department, ensuring reliable and secure technology resources and a scalable infrastructure. Keeping up-to-date with emerging trends, identifying opportunities for process improvement and drive the organization forward.

  • 2021-2022

    European Head of IT

    Roland Europe Group, Geel, Belgium

    Oversee technology strategy, management, and alignment with business goals. Ensure reliable and secure technology resources, keep up-to-date with emerging trends, identify opportunities for process improvement, and maintain a scalable infrastructure.

  • 2018-2021

    European IT Infrastructure and Support Manager

    Roland Europe Group, Geel, Belgium

    Managing the European IT infrastructure and support team in a technically broad environment including in-house developped applications on Linux with a very cloud centric approach using Azure Cloud and Office 365

  • 2016-2018

    Lead Enterprise Architect

    Cegeka, Hasselt, Belgium

    In charge of infrastructure designs, planning and implementations for one of the larger customers of the company.
    Both conceptual and operational responsibilities mixed with a healthy dose of technical and commercial accountability.

  • 2012-2016

    Infrastructure LEAD/SME EMEA

    Estee Lauder Companies, Oevel, Belgium

    Subject Matter Expert and Lead Engineer/Architect for all IT infrastructure related projects within the EMEA region.
    Management and governance of the outsourced operational teams. Project management, architecture, budgeting and execution in the assigned subjects

  • 2008-2012

    Global Data Integrity Team Lead

    Estee Lauder Companies, Oevel, Belgium

    Globally responsible for data integrity. (Backup, Recovery, Archiving
    Project management, architecture and execution in the EMEA region for Virtualization, Storage, Unix/Linux and Disaster Recovery

  • 2001-2008

    IT System & Storage Engineer & Project Manager

    Estee Lauder Companies, Oevel, Belgium

    Managing and Supporting the regional data center

  • 1999-2001

    IT System Engineer

    D. Logistics, Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium

    Supporting all ICT equipment within the logistic facility

  • 1997-1999

    Software QA Tester

    FICS Group, Zaventem, Belgium

    Cross platform and cross database testing in the development cycle of an internationally deployed financial reporting suite


  • 1997-2000

    Bachelor degree

    Computer Science
  • 1995-1996

    Specialization Year

    Automatic Control Engineering
  • 1988-1994

    Secondary school certificate

    Electronics Technology








Backup and Recovery




Cloud and O365


Microsoft Server Products


Linux/Unix Administration


More skills

Problem Solving and Analytical skills
Project Management


Years of Experience


Projects Done


Estimated ROI in Millions


Virtual Machines managed

Get in touch

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Address/Street Lorkstraat 5
Ham, Belgium
Phone Number +32 479 998074
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