Emmen / Magdeburg, October 12, 2021
GETEC Group's Executive Board has appointed Paul Baan as CEO of the Netherlands regional platform, starting December 1, 2021. In this position, he will be responsible for GETEC's overall business development in the BeNeLux region in the Industry and Real Estate segments, as well as the operation of the multi-client site in Emmen. Baan reports directly to the CEO of GETEC Group, Thomas Wagner.

Paul Baan has been a successful leader in the industrial and energy sectors for many years, most recently as CEO of Proton Ventures and TransHydrogen Alliance. Born in the Netherlands, he began his career after studying electrical engineering, first at Applicon Biotechnology, before moving to ABB and later to Schneider Electrics, where he was promoted to Director Northern Europe in 2001. This was followed by senior management positions in well-known companies such as Emerson, Johnson Controls, E.ON and Ørsted. Among others, he was CEO of E.ON Control Solutions and Senior Vice-President B2B at Ørsted.

"We are very pleased that with Paul Baan we have gained such a profound expert in the industrial and energy sector for the important position of Platform CEO Netherlands. GETEC is committed to a strong international growth path. We are convinced that Paul Baan will further expand the business in the BeNeLux region," explains GETEC Group CEO Thomas Wagner.

"GETEC is a European Champion that makes an outstanding contribution to the energy transition with its innovative and sustainable solutions. I am very pleased to be able to help shape this mission and lead the regional platform Netherlands on a further growth path," explains Paul Baan.

The GETEC Group is active in a total of nine EU countries from its four regional platforms in Germany, Italy, Switzerland and the Netherlands. The regional platforms of Switzerland and the Netherlands are being developed from multi-client sites into country platforms that offer GETEC's entire range of solutions with contracting industry, contracting real estate industry and the well-known industrial park business. In addition, both regional platforms have great technological and energy expertise in Waste2Value and Waste-Water-Treatment as well as large-scale PV and hydrogen, which they provide as competence centers for the whole group. Hendrik van der Ploeg, who with his team has put the Emmen multi-client site on an excellent track to success, will continue to lead the multi-client site and report to Paul Baan.

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