Michael Vogel has been appointed global group director of TenCate Grass, which makes synthetic turf. Vogel will succeed Guido Vliegen, who currently holds the position of group director and who will become vice president Americas, to enable the further expansion of the Grass group in this geographical region. 

As CEO of Ammeraal Beltech, Vogel implemented a growth strategy leading the company into its next development phase. He has held several other leading positions in internationally operating industrial companies.

The head office of TenCate Grass will be located in the Netherlands.

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