Neways intends to appoint Steven Soederhuizen as new chief operating officer and member of the board of directors. He’s the proposed successor to Adrie van Bragt, who will step down as per 31 December. Soederhuizen will start as interim COO on 1 January.
Soederhuizen holds an MSc in mechanical engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology. In senior management positions at Stork Industrial Components, VDL Industrial Modules, Fokker Aero Structures and GKN Aerospace, he has gained many years of experience in the supervision of transformation processes. Since 2016, he’s been responsible for the integration of Fokker Aero Structures in GKN Aerospace, for the past year in the position of chief transformation officer at GKN.