News - June 15, 2006

Rabbinge influential

University professor and Labour Party senator Professor Rudy Rabbinge is the most powerful person from Wageningen UR in the Netherlands. He made it to the list of the Top 200 most influential Dutch, published recently by the national newspaper de Volkskrant. Rabbinge comes in at number 116 on the list, which is based on a network analysis of the Dutch management elite. In the Dutch academic world there are only four higher scoring bigshots. The most influential Wageningen graduate is the former CEO of Heineken brewers Karel Vuursteen, who is ranked 31. / GvM