The Verening Potgrond-en Substraatfabrikanten Nederland has, in the person of Han de Groot, a director as per January 1, 2019.
Han de Groot has earned his merits in the business world, consulting industry, and at various branch organizations in the green sector, and has ample administrative experience. He was representative of MKB-Nederland, and as director of Tuinbranche Nederland. Since 2010, he is working as strategic adviser/lobbyist for companies and branch organizations.
The VPN states they are convinced Han de Groot can lift the ambitious goals of the VPN to a higher level, and will be able to realize a speed up in its implementation.
Han de Groot: "It is a great challenge to be able to contribute to the further development of the Dutch substrate sector. The sector has ambitions in important fields such as sustainability, innovation, and product quality. I like to work with the members and the board to execute the forward-looking agenda for the branch."