Moving your business forward with Govert Hamers

Govert Hamers, President & CEO of Vanderlande.

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Govert Hamers became President and CEO of Vanderlande on 1 January, 2014. His cornerstones of corporate strategy are profitable growth, innovation, teamwork and internationalisation.

Born in 1952, Mr Hamers received an MSC in Physics from the University of Amsterdam before taking on various senior management positions at Imtech, Fokker and ASML.  In 2005, Mr. Hamers became CEO of international shipbuilder IHC Merwede. Under his leadership, the company’s revenue grew from 450 million to around one billion Euros.

Alongside his role as President and CEO of Vanderlande, Mr Hamers holds several key positions in the governmental and non-governmental sector.

Mr Hamers is married with two children, and has an interest in equestrianism.

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