Koen Overtoom appointed CEO Port of Amsterdam
Koen Overtoom is the new CEO of Havenbedrijf Amsterdam N.V. He was appointed by the General Meeting of Shareholders of Havenbedrijf Amsterdam N.V. on the nomination of the Supervisory Board. The City of Amsterdam is the sole shareholder.
Koen Overtoom (50) joined Port of Amsterdam in 2002 and has served as COO since its corporatization in April 2013. In this role he was responsible for Port of Amsterdam’s Commercial Division and Infra and Environment Division. His portfolio furthermore included the Harbour Master’s Division. Overtoom has served as interim CEO since 1 August 2016.
Koos van der Steenhoven, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Havenbedrijf Amsterdam N.V.: ‘Koen Overtoom is a port specialist through and through. He knows the business inside out and is enthusiastically giving shape and substance to the realisation of Vision2030 that will make Port of Amsterdam one of the most sustainable in Europe. With Koen as CEO we have a highly experienced professional at the helm of our organisation who is passionate about pooling the strengths of the port, city and region. And someone who is able to rise to the challenges in the fields of energy transition, the circular economy and innovations in safety and digitalisation.’
Through the appointment of Koen Overtoom, the size of the Board of Directors has been reduced to two members. CEO Koen Overtoom and CFO Michiel de Brauw (57) make up the company’s Board of Directors.