Nieuws - 24 augustus 2005

New money man

The supervisory board has appointed Dr Tijs Breukink as the new financial man on the executive board. Breukink (41) will take up the position on 1 September. He succeeds Kees van Ast, who will move to the University of Twente. Breukink is currently financial director at Arcadis Nederland, one of the biggest engineering companies in the Netherlands. He obtained a degree in business studies from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and a PhD from Tilburg University. Kees van Ast has been appointed vice president of the University of Twente as of 1 October, and will leave Wageningen one month earlier. / KV