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 | CEO of Ziemann Holvrieka GmbH 

: 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, and he became part of the CETP executive board.


Kevin Leach| CCO 


Education: Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Career: Kevin has over 25 years' experience within Briggs of Burton. He joined the CETP Board in early 2020 as CCO of the group. During his career, he has held several management positions; from 2015 the position of Executive VP for Briggs Inc. (Rochester, NY), leading and responsible for the development and growth of Briggs Group business activities in North America. Prior to that, he was Operations Manager based in Scotland responsible major Capital Projects. As CCO, Kevin is responsible for the sales and marketing affairs of CETP and its group companies.