03 Aug Koole Terminals announces new Chief Operating Officer
Koole Terminals is pleased to announce that Juriaan Steenland has been appointed as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Koole Terminals. Juriaan will assume his responsibilities as of October 1 and will take a position in the Board of the Koole Terminals Group. With this appointment Koole completes the search process for an experienced COO to lead the operations of the group, according to CEO John Kraakman.
Juriaan has a long standing experience within the liquid bulk storage industry, with 3 years at Vopak as Commercial Manager, 11 years at VTTI, of which 7 years as Managing Director for its terminals in the U.S. and currently as Managing Director for the ETT-activities in Rotterdam. Juriaan is ambitious and result driven, which fits well within the Koole-culture. Operational safety/HSEQ are core values of Juriaan and he is well known within the industry.
This announcement stresses Koole’s ambition for further sustainable growth of the organization and Juriaan will, together with the other members of the Executive Board, be responsible for realizing this objective. We welcome Juriaan at Koole and wish him a lot of success with his new role as COO.