January 2016 - The Board of Directors of the Netherlands Romanian Chamber of Commerce (NRCC) is pleased to announce a new President in the person of Mr. Sebastiaan (Bas) van Hese, Director of Fokker Engineering Romania.
Mr Sebastiaan van Hese, born in 1982 in The Netherlands, is the current Director of Fokker in Romania since 2013. He obtained a Master's degree from the University of Technology in Delft and finalized a graduation track at the Rutgers University in New Jersey, USA. After graduation he began his career in 2009 at Fokker Technologies, a Dutch leading global aerospace company, in a fast-track program for future leaders. During 7 years with the company, he has served in a variety of project operations, business development and management positions. He has built up an international management profile with exposure to Netherlands, Mexico, USA, Canada and Romania. On May 1, 2015, he was elected to the NRCC Board of Directors.
Mr Maurits Dohmen, Executive Director of NRCC declares: “We are delighted with the appointment of Mr. Van Hese. The board strongly believes that the global & senior management experience and the vast network Mr. Van Hese brings as well as his commitment towards the NRCC, will contribute and match the ambition of the NRCC in growing a stronger presence. On behalf the Board of Directors, I would like to thank Mr. Robin Van Rozen for his outstanding contribution in developing the NRCC business community and wish him a lot of success in his new position: Vice-president and General Manager Philips Personal Health UK & Ireland.”
“I am honored to be appointed President of the NRCC. My intentions are, together with the NRCC Board and Executive team, to keep enforcing the current strategy which aim is to grow the presence of the NRCC. We start this year deploying structural activities in Brasov, Constanta and Cluj, cities where a large base of Dutch companies is operating. We will strengthen our member engagement through a series of dedicated events, transferring knowledge through our monthly knowledge centers and develop further our successful member driven sector-taskforces. The NRCC understands that the success of every business depends on a community of people working together. Alone we can make a difference, but together we make change" said Mr. Van Hese.