Marco van Kalleveen

Marco dedicates his professional life to making large scale business transformations succeed and making organisations thrive. After his MBA at Harvard Business School, he worked for a decade at McKinsey & Company, both in the US and in Europe. He left as a partner to go to Bain Capital Private Equity in London, after which he stepped into CEO and Management Board roles to transform multi billion EUR businesses. Initially at TNT Express  (a public global overnight parcel delivery company) and later at Leaseplan (the largest car leasing company in the world), and since 2019 as CEO at DKV Mobility. In 2022 his book ‘Unleash Your Transformation’ was published by Forbes Books.

2019 - present | DKV Mobility | CEO

Marco is CEO of DKV Mobility, the leading European B2B platform for on-the-road payments and solutions with 17B EUR annual transaction value and 322.000 customers in 50 countries. Marco was asked as CEO when CVC bought a stake in the company in 2019.

2016 - 2018 | LeasePlan Corporation | COO & Management Board

Marco was COO of LeasePlan,  the largest global car leasing company with more than 1.7M cars. As COO, he was responsible for leading, transforming and growing the (EUR 8 billion  annual revenue) European business, operating in 25 countries. Marco was asked to join Leaseplan when a PE consortium bought LeasePlan from Volkswagen.

2013 - 2016 | TNT Express | Managing Director & Management Board

Marco was member of the Management Board of TNT Express, a publicly listed global overnight parcel delivery company. Marco turned around a global division with an EUR 3 billion revenue, with businesses in Brazil, Chile, UK, France, Italy, and Australia. In 2016, TNT was bought by FedEx.

2009 - 2013 | BainCapital | SVP - Bain | Partner

Bain Capital is one of the leading global private equity firms focused on hands-on improving and transforming businesses. Marco joined their portfolio team in London to help transform a variety of portfolio companies. He also worked briefly for Bain.

1998 - 2009 | McKinsey & Company | Partner

Marco joined McKinsey&Company in Chicago. In 2000, he transferred to their San Francisco office and later to their Amsterdam office, where he was elected partner in 2004. Marco served a broad range of companies in different industries, ranging from Fortune 500 to Silicon Valley start-ups, focusing on transformations, growth and performance improvements.


1996 - 1998 | Harvard Business School | MBA

Marco did his MBA at Harvard Business School. He achieved first year honors and interned at Goldman Sachs.

1987 - 1993 | Erasmus University Rotterdam | Business Economics

Marco got his Msc (drs.) in business economics at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and was, among other functions, President of the Economic Faculty Student Association (EFR) with over 3000 members.

Additional Activities

2022 | Forbes Books | Author

Author of the book ‘Unleash Your Transformation‘, an Amazon Global Bestseller.

2019 - present | Sophie Foundation | Founder

Our mission is to help prevent premature birth and to support prematurely born babies.

2008 - 2023 | Rotterdam School of Management | Member of the Advisory Board

Rotterdam School of Management of the Erasmus University in Rotterdam is one of the leading MBA programs in Europe.