Frits Vervoort appointed as CFO of Vesteda
Vesteda’s Participants today approved the appointment of Mr. Frits Vervoort as CFO of Vesteda. Mr. Vervoort will together with CEO Gertjan van der Baan form the Vesteda statutory board of directors. Rob Vroom, who fulfilled the role of interim CFO last year, will remain until January 2017 in order to ensure a good transition and complete some projects.
Frits Vervoort has extensive background in finance and management and more than 10 years of experience as CFO. His previous employers include Vedior NV, where he was CFO and a member of the Board of Management from 2001 to 2008, when Vedior was acquired by Randstad NV. Most recently, Frits Vervoort was CFO and a member of the Executive Board of Grontmij NV. Following the acquisition of Grontmij by Sweco AB in October 2015, he remained involved in the integration process until May 2016.
As CFO of Vesteda, Frits Vervoort’s responsibilities will include accounting, control & reporting, risk, legal / compliance, operations, IT and treasury.
Vesteda is a residential investor and landlord that focuses on sustainable and affordable homes in the mid rental segment. Vesteda invests funds for institutional investors, such as pension funds and insurance companies. The portfolio consists of nearly 28,000 residential units with a total value of 9 billion euro. The homes are mainly located in economically strong regions and core urban areas in the Netherlands.