About us

Victor Aquina

Managing Director CIS
Dutch nationality, appointed to present position in September 2013. Formerly held several general management positions within Philips Electronics, Mondi Group and most recently CEO of Nacap. Based in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Arjan Bakx

Managing Director The Netherlands
Dutch nationality, appointed to present position in January 2015. Arjan Bakx has degrees in engineering and business administration. Before joining Hertel he was involved in business improvement activities at Brand Infrastructure and Industry Services (Harsco). Prior to this he gained extensive management experience in senior positions at Eriks, Vector and SEW International. Based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Himadri Basu

Managing Director Overseas Regions
Indian nationality, appointed to present position in June 2015, with the company since 2013, first as Managing Director for Asia and Australia. Current role includes Middle East as well. Formerly held several general management positions within Jacobs in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Belgium. Based in Singapore.

 

David Fitzsimons

Managing Director UK & Ireland
British nationality, appointed to present position in October 2008, with the company since 1997, first in project management, later Operations Director, presently Managing Director UK & Ireland. Based in Middlesbrough, UK.

Michael Petri

Managing Director Central Europe 
German nationality, appointed to present position in January 2011. Based in Essen, Germany.

Jan Vanderstraeten

Managing Director Belgium
Belgian nationality, appointed to present position in September 2015 and based in Wijnegem, Belgium. Jan is with the company since 2006 and held several management positions within Hertel, most recently as Operations Director for Belgium. Before joining Hertel he gained extensive experience in various positions within the international network of the Suez Group.