Starting on 16th October 2017, Leon van Veghel has taken up the role of OMN Factory Manager. Based in s’Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, Leon will report directly to Paul Sollewijn Gelpke, General Manager, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Europe & North America.
“I am very happy that Leon has joined us and wish him all the best in his new role,” said Paul Sollewijn Gelpke. “His role is part of a new organisational structure that we established in response to the growth of the manufacturing function in the Netherlands. This new structure will ensure strong leadership, and solid management and control to support this growth by creating strong and effective teams that can deal with the changing environment and dynamic circumstances and demands.”
Leon is a seasoned professional with experience in Management of Factory Operations, Engineering, and Maintenance. He previously worked for Bavaria as Manager of Technical Operations and Logistics, also in the Netherlands. Before that he had an extensive career with corporations such as Rockwool, Essent and Solvay Pharmaceuticals.
He has a Master’s degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from TU/e and a Master’s degree in Business Strategy from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. He is married with children and lives in Veghel in North Brabant, The Netherlands.