Vanderlande Industries has appointed Michiel Peters chief executive, effective from 1st April.
He takes over from Peter Gerretse who joined the company in 1995 and has served as CEO for the past seven years.
Peters has been director of operations at Vanderlande Industries since 2004, prior to which he held positions at Stork Fokker Elmo and McKinsey.
The company operates from locations in a number of European countries and in North America, China, India and South Africa. Peters will be based at Vanderlande’s headquarters in Veghel.