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Spanninga Group Changes Management

People & Careers

JOURE, the Netherlands – As part of a restructuring of the company which has resulted in the 3 companies that belong to the Spanninga group now operating under one identity towards customers, also management changes have taken place. With the start of this month Kees Brouwer is appointed Managing Director for the international bicycle lights company.

Spanninga Group Changes Management
Kees Brouwer is appointed Managing Director of the Spanninga Group. – Photo Spanninga

The appointment of Brouwer as Managing Director offers owner and CEO Feike Spanninga more time to focus on the strategic aspects of the company. “We hired Kees Brouwer to be part of our strategic management team. I’m looking forward to further develop and strengthen the company together with him,” says Feike Spanninga.

Business experience

According to Spanninga “Kees Brouwer (46) already has quite some years of experience in business. He worked for Photonis Technologies in Roden and Bordeaux (France) for 22 years. He fulfilled there several roles, from Managing Engineer to Technical Director and Chief Operations Officer. He has a background in Physics while the technical facets of bicycle lights is not an unknown field for him. He also completed a study in Business Administration and this combination of technical and business knowledge forms a perfect basis for his role he will fulfil within the Spanninga Group.

Part of a Spanninga restructuring is also that Olivier Gaume has been appointed sales director.

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