ARCADIS N.V. : ARCADIS appoints CEO and CFO for Continental European
ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading pure play global engineering and
consultancy firm, today announced that it has appointed both a CEO and a CFO
to lead its Continental European operations. Mr. Stephan Ritter, currently
General Manager, Renewable Energy Europe for General Electric will join
ARCADIS as CEO for Continental Europe per September 1, 2013 at the latest. Mr.
Toon Corver, currently Financial Director for ARCADIS Netherlands has been
appointed to the position of CFO for Continental Europe per April 1, 2013. In
his role as Financial Director for ARCADIS Netherlands, Mr. Corver has been
succeeded by an internal candidate.
Mr. Stephan Ritter (1968), a German national, has been in his current position
since 2009 and has built a track record of strong revenue growth and cost
savings in that short timeframe. He has held several other leadership
positions with General Electric (GE) including the position of General Manager
and Operational Manager for the global activities in Enterprise Solutions,
Sensing & Inspection Technologies from (2004-2009), the role of Six Sigma
leader in several operating locations for GE in Germany with global operations
and prior to that roles in project acquisition and customer management.
Mr. Toon Corver (1961), has been Financial Director for ARCADIS Netherlands
since 2006. Between 1993 and 2005 he held several management positions for
Dutch consultancy Twynstra Gudde and before that he was a finance and IT
management consultant at Inter Access and Deloitte.
Friedrich Schneider - interim CEO for the Continental European activities of
ARCADIS and member of the Executive board of ARCADIS about the appointments:
"Continental Europe is an important part of ARCADIS' business, representing
some 25% of group revenues. We believe that the track record of Mr. Stephan
Ritter within GE and the experience of Mr. Toon Corver within ARCADIS
Netherlands are a great combination for our European team. Demonstrated
leadership and external perspectives combined with internal know-how and
expertise provides a strong starting point for quick results. With these two
excellent candidates together with the newly appointed European leadership
team we are confident about the future of our European business."
For more information please contact Joost Slooten at +31 (0) 20 2011083, or
outside office hours at +31 (0) 6 27061880 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ARCADIS is the leading pure play global engineering and consultancy firm,
providing consultancy, design, engineering and management services in
infrastructure, water, environment and buildings. We enhance mobility,
sustainability and quality of life by creating balance in the built and
natural environment. ARCADIS develops, designs, implements, maintains and
operates projects for companies and governments. With 22,000 people and €2.5
billion in revenues, the company has an extensive global network supported by
strong local market positions. ARCADIS supports UN-HABITAT with knowledge
andexpertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around
the world. Please visit: www.arcadis.com
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