Board of Directors

Royal IHC is managed by the Board of Directors. Its members – the CEO and CFO – 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.

Dave Vander Heyde, Chief Executive Officer

Dave Vander Heyde is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Royal IHC and has been with the company since 15 December 2011. Vander Heyde began his career in the financial sector at the Belgische Kredietbank NV. He then went on to work for the Jan De Nul Group, where he acquired extensive knowledge of the markets in which IHC operates. Before becoming CEO on 1 September 2016, he was IHC’s CFO.

Arie Vergunst, Chief Financial Officer

Arie Vergunst has worked at IHC since June 2007, and joined the board in October 2016. In 2015, he has been Cluster Controller for Mission Equipment. Previously, he managed the Group Control department of IHC.

Gert-Jan Antvelink, Chief Transformation Officer

Gert-Jan Antvelink joined Royal IHC in July 2019 as Chief Transformation Officer. He has extensive experience in managing large-scale change processes at various organisations.