Frits Eulderink departs as COO at Vopak

Frits Eulderink departs as COO at Vopak

19-12-2023 Vopak announced that COO Frits Eulderink will step down on April 24.

Frits Eulderink joined Vopak as COO in 2010. He will resign during the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 24, 2024, but will continue to contribute to the implementation of Vopak's strategy until June 2025 and remain involved in specific ESG and energy transition projects. From April onwards, the Executive Board will consist of two members, CEO Dick Richelle and CFO Michiel Gilsing.

Frits Eulderink on his departure: "It has been a huge privilege to serve Vopak for such a long time. Vopak is a great place to work for and a good company to contribute to society and the energy transition. I am grateful to Dick and Michiel and all my other colleagues, Supervisory Board members, customers, business partners, other stakeholders and shareholders for their trust. After 14 great years serving Vopak I feel proud of the progress we have made and the position we are in.This is for me a natural moment to step down."

"We are very grateful for Frits’s long term contribution to Vopak. Frits has been a valuable and experienced Board Member and has contributed significantly in many areas of our company. His leadership and long term vision have been especially pivotal in Vopak’s good safety and sustainability performance, our operational efficiency and advancement in innovation and technology and the energy transition,” said Ben Noteboom, Chair of the Supervisory Board and Dick Richelle, CEO.