New team heads NewCold

Amsterdam, Netherlands: NewCold has changed its top management with several appointments.

The organisational changes see NewCold’s operations, by regions or countries, led by management teams, replacing the traditional role of a managing director.

The newly created roles, all based in the European headquarters, report to Bram Hage, chairman, NewCold.
Abhy Maharaj has been appointed executive vice president business and growth. Previously he was global chief commercial officer based in Australia.

Hans Otto has been appointed executive vice president development. responsible for greenfield development program management, engineering and industrial design. Previously he was vice president developments and legal.

Frank Huckschlag has been appointed executive vice president global operations responsible for supply chain strategy. Previously  he was was managing director for Europe.

Jos van Rijswijk has been named executive vice president group finance responsible for accounting, treasury, tax, business performance reporting and finance.
David Sanders has been appointed executive vice president group legal and governance. He is new to  the company, following a distinguished corporate legal career, responsible for external counsel, legal advice and governance. Previously he was head of legal affairs at Strukton Civiel.
Hage said: “NewCold prides itself on its disciplined execution, deep industry expertise and its entrepreneurial mindset. These important changes ensure that NewCold is future-fit, helping  us to unlock our full potential and successfully manage rapid growth across our global footprint. Our leadership team is purpose-built for collaboration and poised to take NewCold to another level and set standards to which others aspire,” NewCold Chairman and Founder Mr Hage said.
“This is a formidable team of leaders that bring with them a strong track record of success. Together they will drive our performance and help deliver our growth ambitions. Today’s announcement reinforces our commitment to invest in our business and address the  many evolving opportunities in the region, whilst also supporting NewCold’s overall transformational organisational plan to better serve our fast-moving and growing markets with increased speed and capabilities.”


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