Board of Directors

Royal IHC is managed by the Board of Directors. Its members are responsible for the company’s strategy and policy as well as supervising its day-to-day activities. The Board of Directors is appointed by the Supervisory Board, to which it also reports.


Gerben Eggink

Gerben Eggink, Chief Executive Officer

Gerben Eggink is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Royal IHC since 28 April 2020. Gerben has extensive experience in successfully leading organizations in transition. He previously served as CEO at the Gardline Group and Smit Lamnalco, among others.

Paul van der Harten

Paul van der Harten, Chief Financial Officer

Paul van der Harten joined Royal IHC in April 2020 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Paul has extensive international experience with energy-related companies. He previously worked as CFO of AEG Power Solutions, and held various financial positions at OMV and Royal Dutch Shell.

Kees van der Snel

Kees van der Snel, Chief Operating Officer

Kees van der Snel joined Royal IHC in February 2021 as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Kees has over 25 years of managerial experience in international and technical organisations within the manufacturing industry (automotive, aircraft and train industries).