As a Senior Advisor, Mr. Spikerman brings over 45 years of global, board-level, business experience at both public and privately held major industrial and financial companies to Beaumont.
From 2000 until he retired in 2015, Mr. Spikerman provided advisory and consulting services to large, privately-held companies in a variety of industries – ranging from private equity firms and financial institutions to natural resources-based and technology-based companies in the US, Europe and the Middle East. He often served as a member of the board of his clients’ companies, including, at one stage, as Chairman of the Board of one of the world’s largest privately-held industrial holding companies.
Prior to 2000, Mr. Spikerman was a banker. From 1979 until 2000, he was a member of the Board Executive Committees of Republic National Bank of New York and Safra-Republic Holdings, where he had responsibility for its international banking activities – including its 35 foreign offices. From 1976 to 1979 he was Vice President and Manager at Wells Fargo Bank International in New York. From 1968 until 1976 he was at American Fletcher National Bank (now part of JPMorganChase Bank) where he established and managed its Luxembourg bank and served as Deputy Manager of its Geneva-based Swiss bank.
He is an Honorary Life Member of the Bankers Association of Finance and Trade of the American Bankers Association. He is a Chevalier de la Court du Couronne du Chene of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. While based in New York, he served as board member of a number of Dutch-American and Luxembourg-American social, business and charitable organizations.
Mr. Spikerman, a native of The Netherlands and now residing in Naples, Florida, holds a BS in Business from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana as well as an Executive MBA from the Graduate School of Credit and Financial Management in London, England.