Founder & Managing Director
HTNK, Founder & Managing Director (1997-present)
Mariette graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts Arnhem, Fashion Design in 1989. Afterwards, Mariette gained extensive experience on a managerial level in creative and commercial positions within the fashion industry. Today, Mariette is managing director of HTNK and serves as an advisor of various fashion academies and serves on various selection committees on Dutch fashion talent.
NL Fashion Incubator, Founder & Chairman (2010-present)
Next to our core business, we commit our experience, network and knowledge to the NL Fashion Incubator foundation that supports unique Dutch design talents, spotlights Dutch fashion abroad and aims to contribute to the development of the Dutch fashion industry as a whole.
House of Denim & Jean School, Co-Founder (2011-present)
Economic Development Board of Amsterdam, Official Delegate of the fashion industry (2010-present)
Meesteropleiding Coupeurs, Boardmember (2010-present)
Besides all this, Mariette is also quite the DJ. Being the most outrageous fan of Mr Joost van Bellen -Amsterdam's renowned catwalk DJ-, she secretly dreams of a life on tour in his entourage whilst presenting her own moves in the name of "DJette'.
Vacancies that you can contact Mariette for:
- All Executive level positions (Managing Dir. / CEO / CFO / CMO etc.)