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Rob de Vries

Rob de Vries appointed as Managing Director of Bakker Sliedrecht

10 March 2016

We are pleased to inform you that Rob de Vries has been appointed as Managing Director of Bakker Sliedrecht. He will succeed Ben Wijkamp in this role.

Ben Wijkamp will remain Managing Director of the Pon Power solutions companies (Bakker Sliedrecht, Bakker Repair + Services, Bakker Zhangzhou, Verhoef Elektrotechniek, and Europe Marine Control).

Bakker Sliedrecht employs more than 300 people, of which a vast majority is active in engineering and service. The main markets served are the international dredging, marine, offshore and the industrial markets. “With today’s challenging market conditions and rapid technical developments, such as hybrid solutions, customer demand is quickly shifting towards more flexible, cost competitive, cleaner solutions with lower cost of ownership. We have the knowledge, skills and experience in-house ”, says Rob de Vries, “ however, we need to further improve and align our processes to deliver these solutions more cost-effectively and with shorter time-to-market to remain successful in today’s highly demanding markets. I am looking forward to taking on these challenges and to make a difference for our customers together”. 

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