Johan Taams new CEO Centric

Gouda, 17 May 2021 - Centric will appoint Johan Taams (51) as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board with effect from 1 August. In Taams, Centric is hiring an experienced director with years of experience in the IT sector, including as CEO of Broad Horizon and Atos Nederland. He has collaborated extensively with the government in these roles. Johan Taams succeeds current CEO Henny Luijrink who is retiring.

Johan Taams, Chief Executive Officer

“Centric has had a turbulent time. With my arrival I hope to herald a new beginning for this fantastic organization with so much potential. I look forward to further expanding this great IT company and accelerating the implementation of innovations. The customer comes first and the reliability and quality of service is paramount, ”says Johan Taams.

Louis Luijten, non-executive member

Louis Luijten, non-executive member of the Board at Centric, is pleased with the appointment of Johan Taams as new CEO. “We look forward with great confidence to the arrival of Taams. He has the experience and expertise we are looking for: an all-round CEO, very experienced in IT services in Europe, in growth companies and in companies undergoing major change. Moreover, he brings proven leadership qualities with him to allow Centric to develop further.”

Robert Engel, Manager Corporate Communications

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Robert Engel, Manager Corporate Communications

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