appointment Chief Operating Officer
Aalberts Industries N.V. announces that Mr W.A. (Wim) Pelsma will be appointed Chief Operating Officer as from 1 October 2008. This appointment fits within Aalberts Industries’ desire to increase the interaction with and between the different group companies while maintaining its decentralised structure.
Since May 1999 Wim Pelsma (1963) has been employed in different positions at Aalberts Industries, of which at this moment Group Director Flow Control Northern & Eastern Europe. At the time he started working in the Aalberts Industries Group as managing director of VSH Fittings in Hilversum. Before then Wim Pelsma worked from 1993 to 1999 within different divisions of the Stork Group; he started his business career at Philips N.V.
He studied Technical Business Economics and obtained his MBA at the University of Twente.
After this change, the Management Board of Aalberts Industries N.V. will consist of:
- Jan Aalberts, President & Chief Executive Officer
- John Eijgendaal, Chief Financial Officer
- Wim Pelsma, Chief Operating Officer
- Robert Jan Lousberg, Director