Start of career at Oldenburgische Landesbank in Oldenburg. Since 1999 the father of four works at PROBAT. In 2002 he takes over the commercial management, and since 2009 he is the sole managing partner. Wim is the fourth generation to manage the family business and holds several further supervising and management positions at the subsidiaries within the PROBAT Group.
Actively involved in the trade association of the metal industry (Vice President) as well as in the committee of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Lower Rhine. Chairman of the board of Volksbank Emmerich-Rees eG. Counsels international institutions such as the UC Davis Coffee Center.