New Appointments to Board of Directors of Heerema Marine Contractors

25 May 2018, Leiden

Heerema Marine Contractors has appointed Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven as Chief Executive Officer as of June 1, 2018. As per the same date Mr Wijnand Tutuarima will join the Board of Heerema Marine Contractors as Chief Financial Officer, therewith strengthening the HMC one-tier Board presently consisting of Pieter Heerema (chairman), Nico Pronk and Saskia Rijtema.

Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven joins Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) from sister company Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) where he has worked as Chief Executive Officer since 2013. He will remain CEO of HFG as well.

Mr van Brouwershaven started his career as a trainee at Heerema Offshore Services in 1986 and then joined Genius Offshore Services as a Field Engineer on a project in the Red Sea in Egypt. After holding management positions in the offshore industry he moved to mining company Harsco Metals & Minerals. In 2005 Mr van Brouwershaven was appointed as managing director of the company in South Africa where he was responsible for 13 of Harsco’s sites. He joined Heerema Fabrication Group in 2013 as Chief Executive Officer. Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering of the Institute of Technology of Haarlem and Master of Business Administration of the Kingston University.

Wijnand Tutuarima, who joins the Board of HMC as Chief Financial Officer, joined the company in 2013. Prior to this appointment he held the position of Senior Vice President Finance at HMC and was a member of the management team of the company.

His career started in 1995 at the Global Shipping Group with Fortis MeesPierson where he was commercially responsible for the client portfolios in Central Europe and subsequently Asia, holding positions in Rotterdam and Singapore. In 2005, Wijnand Tutuarima moved to Fortis Commercial Banking focusing on the development of the international network and setting up 5 new branches in Scandinavia and Asia. Hereafter, he was closely involved in the integration of the commercial banking activities of Fortis and ABN AMRO. Following the merger, he became COO for the international private banking activities of the combined entity. Mr Tutuarima holds a Master in Maritime Engineering of the Technical University of Delft and a Master of Business Administration of Nyenrode Business University.

Pieter Heerema, chairman of the Board of Heerema Marine Contractors said: “I am delighted to bring Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven and Wijnand Tutuarima to our Board. I am confident they will help lead our business through the current, significant changes in the industry working together with our colleagues in the areas of Heavy Lift, Decommissioning and Renewables. Koos-Jan is a leader with a great entrepreneurial spirit and extensive knowledge of the offshore oil and gas industry. His appointment will bring new views and a new momentum to our team which will be crucial whilst pursuing new growth opportunities for our company. Wijnand’s deep knowledge of finance, banking and change management will be invaluable to our business development and strategic objectives.”