New Huisman CEO, Roodenburg steps down

10 April 2018


Huisman has appointed Theo Bruijninckx as the company’s new chief executive officer. This appointment follows the decision of Joop Roodenburg to step down as the company’s CEO to fulfil the role of president.

Bruijninckx joined Huisman in May 2017 as chief financial officer and member of the board. He has extensive general and financial management experience as he worked for 24 years at construction and engineering company Ballast Nedam. In 2004 he joined the Ballast Nedam board of directors, first as CFO, followed by seven years as CEO.

Theo Bruijninckx will be responsible for the daily operation of the company, Joop Roodenburg will focus on the continuous development of step changing technical solutions and on the valued relationships with customers. 

Joop Roodenburg said: ”Since 1981 Huisman is a family owned business. I have taken over from my father and my wish is to hand over the company to the next generation. I am 67 now and want to step into a new role which allows me to fully focus on innovative technology for our current and new markets.

“We have been working with Theo for almost a year now and are convinced that he will further build on a solid and more structured foundation for our company. Besides his proven experience in a sector relevant to our business, we share the same conviction that innovation is key for the success of Huisman. In addition, we have come to know him as a no-nonsense, straightforward and pleasant person”.