As of June 1st 2019, Mr Govert Kockelkoren has been appointed Managing Director of SAB-profiel bv. Govert held various management positions in the Steel Plant and Hot Strip Mill at the integrated Steel Works in IJmuiden. He will make an important contribution to the results of SAB-profiel
Govert Kockelkoren: “I am really looking forward to my new working environment and the many customer contacts I will have. SAB-profiel has a solid reputation and is a great company that is currently investing heavily in quality and delivery performance. This is, amongst others, being realised through the commissioning of a new state-of-the-art production facility for sandwich panels in Geldermalsen. In the coming period, I hope to make an important contribution to the success of our customers and therefore also to the success of SAB-profiel”.
After completing his studies at the Technical University of Enschede in 1995, Govert joined former Hoogovens, currently part of Tata Steel Europe. At the integrated Steel Works in IJmuiden, he held various management positions in the Steel Plant and Hot Strip Mill. He has been the Plant Manager of the Hot Strip Mill for many years. In recent years, as member of the Management Team IJmuiden, he was responsible for the rolling and galvanising operations. Govert is married, has three children and lives in Amstelveen.
Current General Manager Willem Vermeulen has been appointed as the Purchasing Director of Tata Steel in IJmuiden.