After his master degree in Business Economics at the University Nijmegen, Remko started his professional career at Lidl Nederland GmbH as Rayon Manager. Later on he joined AS WATSON as District Manager Kruidvat. His career at MediaMarkt-Saturn Holding started in 2008 as store director and soon became subsequently Sales Director and Concept Manager at Media Markt (Shanghai) Consulting Service Company Ltd. He continued his career at MediaMarkt Turkey as Regional Director and later on as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Before accepting his current position as CEO MediaMarkt BeNeLux in 2020, he was Chief Commercial Officer at MediaMarkt Saturn Germany and Vice President International Procurement (VP) at MediaMarkt Saturn Holding.