Announcements Changes in Finance and HR

Bioprocess Pilot Facility B.V. (BPF), the industrial leading partner for scale up of biotechnological processes, announces that as of April 1, Pouwel Slurink has assumed responsibility as Manager Finance and Control. As of May 1, Irene de Vreede has assumed responsibility as Manager HR  

Pouwel Slurink, 55, has been working for more than 25 years in various financial positions with increasing responsibilities at (a.o.) Stork, ICI Holland, Akzo Nobel, Thales and AGT (CH).

Irene de Vreede, 46, has been working for also more than 20 years in various organisations, a.o. Randstad, HMC Bronovo Hospital Twahe Hague and the last 3 years as interim HR manager/adviseur.

Both Pouwel and Irene bring with them significant experience in various industries in roles with increasing responsibility and complexity.

"Pouwel’s and Irene’s start at BPF are important in ensuring the continued development and growth of BPF", commented Eric Goossens, Director & General Manager of the company. "Both Pouwel and Irene bring solid experience that will be essential for the continued success of BPF."

Pouwel Slurink is succeeding Stefan van der Kwaak, who served the company for nearly 5 years as interim manager finance and control. Stefan will leave the company as per 1 June. Irene de Vreede is succeeding Wieke Geesink, who served the company for 6 years as interim manager HR. Wieke will also leave the company as per 1 June.

"On behalf of the company's Supervisory Board, management team and employees, I want to thank Stefan and Wieke for their contribution to the establishment and start of

BPF." stated Eric Goossens. "We wish Stefan and Wieke all the luck in their future endeavours".

About BPF

BPF is a pioneer in the development of the biobased economy and centre of expertise and technology. Located in Delft, the Netherlands, the facility is open to companies, research institutes and universities from all over the world. Both its scale and its open nature makes it a unique and pioneering piloting facility to support the development of the biobased economy.