Jan Albers has been appointed member and chairman of the executive board of Royal Ten Cate, with the title of CEO, during an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders.

From 29 January 2016 Jan Albers was chairman of the Supervisory Board of TenCate and has stepped down from this position. Boudewijn Molenaar, member of the supervisory board of TenCate, will take over the position of Jan Albers as chairman of the supervisory board.

 During the general meeting Fred van Houten, on recommendation of the central works council of TenCate, was appointed member of the supervisory board. Van Houten is leading the faculty of design, production and management and is professor in design engineering at the University Twente. He is also engaged in several other positions outside the university, such as member of the supervisory board of Apollo Vredestein BV.

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