As of 21 August, Koen ten Hove has been appointed to Prodrive’s management board as chief development officer. In this role, he heads the company’s product development and engineering organization. He’s the successor to Katja Pahnke, who recently resigned after only six months in office.
Ten Hove holds an MSc in food technology from Wageningen University. He’s built a successful career in food, consumer electronics, capital goods, automotive and consulting businesses through various assignments in Europe, the US and China. Having worked in several leadership roles at companies like Menken Drinks, Accenture and Philips, he brings a broad experience in product development, engineering and the operations domain including manufacturing, supply chain management, quality and industrialization.