Sjoukje Heimovaara new CEO Royal Van Zanten

Sjoukje Heimovaara – photo: Royal Van Zanten

Sjoukje Heimovaara – photo: Royal Van Zanten

Dutch based Royal Van Zanten appointed Sjoukje Heimovaara to the post of CEO. She succeeds Arie Veldhuyzen van Zanten, who is retiring. “Arie Veldhuyzen van Zanten managed the company for more than 15 years during a period in which the company developed into one of the leading players in international floriculture”, states this family-run business.
Sjoukje Heimovaara joined Royal Van Zanten since 2003 as director R&D. Over the years she has been involved in managing the various business units. Early this year she was appointed CEO of the Van Zanten Breeding division. She will continue to fill this position in addition to her new post.