Karianne van Splunter

HR Director BENE at HARIBO

Karianne Van Splunter has over 25 years of work experience, starting their career as an Intercedent at Randstad in 1994. Karianne then moved on to work at Fuji as an HR business partner from 1995 to 2000. From 2000 to 2006, they worked at Perfetti Van Melle, first as an HR business partner for Marketing & Sales, and then as Manager of Compensation Benefits. At Perfetti Van Melle, they also held the positions of HR Shared Services Manager and HR Manager for Supply Chain Management from 2006 to 2019. From 2019 to 2021, they worked as an HR Manager Benelux at Bolton Adhesives, before recently joining HARIBO as the HR Director BENE. Throughout their career, Karianne has demonstrated expertise in HR strategy alignment, recruitment, organization development, leadership, performance management, and talent development.

Karianne Van Splunter completed their education in a chronological order as follows:

From 1982 to 1989, they attended Newman College and completed their VWO (pre-university education) with a degree in an unspecified field of study.

In 1989, they enrolled at Tilburg University and studied Law but did not obtain a degree.

From 1990 to 1994, Karianne attended Avans University of Applied Sciences, where they pursued a degree in Personnel Management, which they successfully completed in 1994.

In 2014, they began attending Nyenrode Business University for a Strategic HRM program, and their enrollment is ongoing with no specified end year for their studies.

Overall, Karianne Van Splunter has a diverse education background with degrees in Personnel Management and ongoing studies in Strategic HRM. Karianne has also pursued Law education at Tilburg University, although they did not complete the degree.


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  • HR Director BENE

    May, 2021 - present