BOAL Group announces Adri Pols as its new CEO as of January 1st, 2022. He will succeed Ronald Boers, who will continue contributing to the enterprise as a shareholder and as chairman of the supervisory board.
Adri Pols brings extensive experience from global and regional management positions with particular emphasis on sustainability. In various roles Pols acted at the vanguard of the energy transition, moving from green electricity retailing, solar power, and biofuels generation to the vital component of energy storage.
In his current position as Chief Commercial & Operations Officer, Pols helped accelerate BOAL’s transition towards a sustainable value chain.
"Controlled Environment Agriculture plays a pivotal role in the transition to sustainable food production for the growing global population amidst increasing climatological challenges. BOAL partners with greenhouse builders and growers worldwide to accelerate this shift. We consider it our responsibility to enable the production of fresh and healthy food close to the consumer. I am personally very committed to this meaningful cause and I feel humbled to be allowed to lead this promising company into the future”, Adri Pols.
Ronald Boers: “I am delighted with Adri’s appointment as CEO. His vision and his customer led approach will lead us into the next phase of our growing enterprise. I am confident that with Adri’s leadership we will continue to expand on what we have accomplished over more than five decades. As engineer and manufacturer of advanced systems for high-tech covered cultivation, we will be able to build and grow together with our customers for generations to come”.
Marc Arens, Senior Partner & Country Head DACH/NL at Equistone; “Adri has the ideal combination of experience and competences needed for the journey we have embarked on with BOAL. We look forward to further support BOAL’s ambitious buy and build strategy in line with our responsible investing policy.”
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