Janine de Zeeuw - Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Tembo

October 1, 2020
Janine de Zeeuw - Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Tembo

We are delighted to announce that Janine de Zeeuw was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the Board of Directors at Tembo per October 1st.

Janine brings with her more than 20 years of experience working for internationally operating technology companies. She holds a master’s degree in Business Science from the University of Nijmegen and has held various management positions at Stork, Fokker Technology and GKN Aerospace;for the last couple of years she was vice president Change & Transformation for Europe & Asia.

Transformational leadership 

Arend van der Sluis, Chief Executive Officer of Tembo says, “I am very excited to have someone with Janine’s credentials and industry knowledge joining our executive team. Her proven track record of transformational leadership, operational excellence, and delivering results will be invaluable to Tembo. We remain focused on building a cohesive team and a strong culture of accountability, while continuing to innovate and position the company for further operational improvements”.

Contributing to something more meaningful 

Janine comments: “After working for many years in different technical companies, mainly multinationals, I was looking for the opportunity to contribute to something more meaningful to me and I found that in Tembo. I am thrilled to be taking on this leadership role for a group of companies, each with their unique approach providing sustainable alternatives for single-use plastics! I am really looking forward to helping move Tembo’s business forward, bringing people together, pulling together the different operational strands, and leveraging our talent and innovative technology to deliver superior products and services for our clients.”

Warm welcome 

At Tembo, we warmly welcome Janine and fully expect her to outstandingly complement Tembo’s executive team. We wish her lots of success and pleasure in her new role.