Organisational structure

Organisational structure

Who is who? The organisational structure of Royal IHC provides an overview of who is in the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee..


Dave Vander Heyde is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Royal IHC and has been with the company since 15 December 2011.


Arie Vergunst

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.


Deon Vorster, Director International

Responsible for all international activities.

Hans Greve, Director Mining & Tunneling

His team provides integrated solutions for the on-, near shore and deep-sea mining markets.

Paul Hardisty, Director Mission Equipment

Responsible for IHC’s comprehensive mission equipment portfolio. 

Diederik van Rijn, Executive Director Services

Responsible for services, spares, training, rental, repair & maintenance and conversions around the world.

Ubald Nienhuis, Executive Director Shipbuilding

Responsibilities include the engineering and (global) production of IHC vessels.


All shares of IHC Merwede Holding BV are held by the IHC BV Shareholdership , which is divided as follows:

  • Indofin Group: 62.1%
  • Stichting Administratiekantoor Management en Personeel IHC: 27.89%
  • Rabo Capital BV: 10.01%.

All shareholders are committed to IHC in the long-term.