Vulkoprin nv has appointed Leen Maes and Bert Maes as managing director. The former managing director, Ir. Jan Maes, will continue to support the management team as advisor.
With this generational shift at the top, the future of Vulkoprin is guaranteed.
Leen Maes, Master of Law, started her career at Deloitte Accountancy as a Legal consultant Social law. Since 2013 she joined the Vulkoprin management team as responsible for HR & Finance. “I am pleased to note that the family and the employees draw confidence from this transfer. As a child I listened passionately to the stories of my grandfather and father about our ‘wheel factory’. It is with pride that I, together with my uncle, can continue to set out the outlines within our family business’. Leen Maes will take on the role of CEO from 01 January 2021.
Bert Maes, industrial engineer electromechanics, has been production director at Vulkoprin since 1990. With his passion for polyurethane, he guided Vulkoprin to one of the most modern production sites in the sector. “The third generation joins the lead. We’re going to continue my father’s dream. The challenges are great and this requires strong leadership. With a woman at the top, we will be even better able to respond to developments.We look forward to the future of Vulkoprin with confidence and appreciate that Jan will continue to support us with his rich experience”.
“This decision is a strategically important step for Vulkoprin” explains Ir. Jan Maes. “This allows us to prepare ourselves with new accents for the challenges and opportunities and to ensure the continuity of the family business”.
Single source responsability
Customers, from various industries, can be certain that the entire wheel or wheel assembly is designed and manufactured by Vulkoprin. Precision machines and powerful automation ensure smooth and timely production. The polyurethane (PU) division can boast one of the most modern manufacturing facilities in the sector. Vulkoprin also has several moulding lines at its disposal, […]Read more
Print meets digital
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High safety, less standstill and less maintenance
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