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

: 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. 


Arend Muggen, CFO

: HEAO BE, HBO Economics

Career: Arend is a business and financial professional. Since 1989 employed with companies in the sales, research development, engineering, contracting and manufacturing of capital goods for mainly the processing industries, internationally oriented, with deliveries Business to Business, working in a corporate environment as well as family owned businesses as Business Controller and CFO. 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

: Master 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).