On 12 September, MaxGrip’s shareholders approved the appointment of Cees Maaskant as the company’s new CEO. Former CEO Jakob Boelens will transfer to AVEVA as part of the acquisition of MaxGrip’s software portfolio by AVEVA earlier this year. Cees Maaskant will lead MaxGrip into a new chapter in which the company specializes exclusively in Asset Performance Management (APM) consultancy.
Cees looks forward to developing MaxGrip’s global services: “MaxGrip is a trusted global partner for major multinationals operating in many different asset-intensive industries. As a practice leader, we have worked with these companies to achieve sustainable results in asset performance and operational safety. By primarily focusing on our services we can strengthen MaxGrip’s expertise and expand the service portfolio to connect and advance asset-related processes, technology, and people in global organizations. I am excited about the possibilities of digitalization and foresee that MaxGrip can play a big role as the preferred partner in realizing that transformation.”
Cees Maaskant has a well-established track record in leading successful consultancy practices. Before joining MaxGrip, he was the Managing Director of Balance, a Dutch consultancy firm that focuses on the management of complex projects in infrastructure, energy and the environment. Before that, Cees worked in executive positions at IBM and other companies.