HEERENVEEN, the Netherlands - Chiem de Winter has been appointed general manager of importer/wholesaler Juncker Bike Parts. As of July 1st, he succeeds Menno Visser (see photo), who leaves Juncker after five years to return to Batavus. Both companies are part of Accell Group NV.
Chiem de Winter has been working for six years at Juncker, an IBD dedicated wholesaler. Previously he has been member of Juncker’s management team responsible for purchasing and product management.
“In recent years, Juncker Bike Parts showed a healthy growth despite challenging market conditions. This year’s 100th anniversary of our company is a nice moment to hand it over to Chiem de Winter”, said Menno Visser. “I am very confidence that Juncker continues to develop positively, as my successor is as passionate about the bicycle industry as myself.”