Imtech Marine has appointed Terry van Velzen as Director of Van Berge Henegouwen installaties B.V. (VBH) as per 1 March 2014. Van Berge Henegouwen is a well-known international technology partner in the field of entertainment, IT, communication, security and control systems on board of super yachts. The company is a member of Imtech Marine since April 2008. Terry van Velzen will succeed Arjan Kleinveld who has decided, after a career of 20 years at VBH, to pursue his career as a technical and business consultant in the yachting industry.
Andre Meijer, Managing Director Imtech Marine: ‘I am very happy that Terry agreed to fill in this strategic position and importantly, I think he is a great driver for the further expansion of the VBH business, which will also strengthen Imtech Marine’s position in the super yacht market. A solid base is already there, thanks to Arjan Kleinveld and his experienced team. Terry started his career within Imtech in 1996 as Sales Manager, moved on as Sales Director for Naval and Commercial Marine and since 2007, as Director Business Development within Imtech Marine, Terry took an active role in the growth of our business in Turkey and Canada. Terry has built up a vast network in the marine market and has in-depth knowledge of marine technology, which will be vital for Van Berge Henegouwen’s further expansion. I am fully confident that Terry will build further on the already strong reputation of VBH in the market. With its unique portfolio, VBH contributes significantly to the wide portfolio of systems and services we offer super yacht customers for new-build or refit projects."
”Our knowhow and expertise in advanced high-tech electronics and IT, combined with our in-depth knowledge and understanding of the yachting mentality, is highly appreciated by our customers. At VBH we combine our knowledge of state of the art solutions with continuous research into the latest technology and a dedicated customer-focus approach," says Terry van Velzen. "I will use my international marine experience and network to further excel our position in the yachting business, making sure that we continue to deliver our unique added value to our customers. In the past years, VBH has grown significantly thanks to Arjan Kleinveld and his team. I am proud that I can further build on this legacy and expand our current growth strategy.”