New General Director a.i. at Floritec

René Le Clercq - photo: Floritec

René Le Clercq – photo: Floritec

With effect from March 1st 2018, René le Clercq (63) has been appointed as Managing Director ad interim of Floritec. Le Clercq brings a very wide experience as CEO of various leading companies in floriculture and as a director of a number of organizations related to floriculture. He is currently chairman of the KAVB, the Dutch branch organization in the flower bulb sector and employers chairman of BPL Pensioen, the pension fund for the green sector.
With René le Clercq, Floritec expects to be able to take steps forward towards further professionalisation of the organization. Le Clercq: “Floritec is a fast growing company that deals with the breeding of cut chrysanthemums and pot plants (chrysanthemum, aster, celosia) and stands for quality, trust and creativity. With this conviction, I like to make new connections and help Floritec to continue its growth in the right way”.
Le Clercq succeeds Leo van der Zon who started as Floritec’s General Manager as of October, 23th 2017. Van der Zon suddenly died on the night of Sunday, January 28th to Monday, January 29th, as a result of malaria after a working visit to Floritec’s production farm for cuttings in Uganda.