Our people

Our group employs more than 1,200 people worldwide. Although our advanced facilities and technologies are important assets, it is our staff who make the true difference. As a group, we make sure that our customers can count on the talent and commitment of dedicated professionals.


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Executive board

 The Executive Board of CETP consists of four members who are collectively responsible for the development and implementation of CETP’s strategy and the management of our business and group companies.


Ko Brink | CEO

Education: Masters Degree in Business Administration

Career: Ko has been active in the international capital goods market since 1992 and has worked in the US, Canada and UK for many years. He joined the company in 2003. Within Holvrieka he held various management positions. He was appointed CEO of CIMC Enric Tank & process BV in 2008 and is as of 2012 also CEO of Ziemann Holvrieka GmbH. 

 Mr. K. Brink (CEO)

Arend Muggen | CFO

Education: HEAO BE, HBO Economics

CareerArend is a business and financial professional. Since 1989, he has been active in the sales, R&D, engineering, contracting and manufacturing of capital goods, mainly for the global processing industries. Both as a business controller and CFO, Arend gained tremendous experience with working in a corporate environment as well as family owned businesses, all B2B and internationally oriented. He worked for the company during 2003-2007 and re-joined in 2013. Arend is CFO of Ziemann Holvrieka GmbH as well.


Klaus Gehrig | COO

: Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Career: Klaus has worked at the Ziemann Group since 1993, and held several management positions since then. Since 2003 he is the Managing Director Engineering & Technology, or Chief Operations Officer (COO) at Ziemann Holvrieka GmbH. As of July 2015, Klaus has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ziemann Holvrieka GmbH. In July 2015, Klaus was appointed in the CETP executive board, as Chief Operations Officer (COO).


Lars Roed | CCO 


Education: Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Career: Lars has worked at the Ziemann Holvrieka Group since 1994, and held several management positions since then. Latest as CEO of Ziemann Holvrieka Asia. As of September 2017, Lars has been appointed in the CETP executive board, as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

Key CETP functions

David van den Berg | Business Development Manager

Education: Master’s degree in Economics & Business Administration of Maastricht University, MBA from Roberto C. Goizueta Business School of Emory University
Career: David joined CETP late 2018 and will focus on strategic growth and business development topics. During his career he has held several strategic/management & transactional consultancy positions, including 7 years at McKinsey & Co and 8 years at GEA, where he held senior executive management roles in the area of Corporate Development.

Kenny van Teijen | Internal Auditor

Education: Certified Public Accountant, RA and Masters Degree in Business Administration
Career: Mr. van Teijen is an experienced financial professional with more than 10 years of experience in the field of accountancy, auditing, tax and financial reporting. In the beginning of his career he worked as an external auditor for respective external auditing firms. During his work period, he was involved in providing assurance and non-assurance services to different International and local clients in both the profit and non-profit industries. He joined CIMC Enric Tank and Process B.V. in 2017.

Johan Germs | Group controller

Education: Post Master Auditing
Career: Johan is a finance professional with a broad experience in auditing, reporting and controlling. Starting his career with a Big-4 audit form in 2000, Johan joined a publicly listed producer of plastic pipe systems as reporting specialist and Internal auditor in 2007. After a side step as finance manager / controller for an operating company and holding entities in the Oil & Gas industry he joined CIMC Enric Tank & Process B.V. in early 2018.

Michele Pierri | Head of ICT

Education: Master Degree in Management, Strategy and IT, Master of Business Administration (CCI)
Career: Mr. Pierri is an IT professional. Since 1992, he has been employed at a large conglomerate in the industrial engineering and steel production industry. As the Head of IT Infrastructure, he served the global organization and was involved in the IT transformation of the company. He focused on strategy execution, re-engineering of business processes, implementing SAP and general IT management. Mr. Pierri joined Ziemann Holvrieka in 2006 as our Head of ICT, and he is part of the CETP Management Team.