The Board of Directors of the Tijssen Group is very pleased to announce the appointment of Eddy Huisman (57) as the new Managing Director of Tijssen Elektro Maritime. He takes over from Pedro Kappen, who will be active as chairman of the board/owner of the Tijssen Group.
Huisman joined Tijssen Elektro in March 2006 as General Manager Engineering. In this position he has taken the engineering department to a higher level and he has expanded Tijssen Elektro’s order book. This role will be taken over by Marcel Pith (43), now working as Manager Software Engineering at Tijssen Elektro. Huisman also held the position of Commercial Manager for Tijssen Elektro’s subsidiary Tijssen Elektro AV Systems (TAV Systems). Philip Valk (45), now working as System Engineer at TAV Systems, will replace Huisman in this role.
The Board of Directors has total confidence that Eddy Huisman will uphold Tijssen Elektro’s international position as a leading turn-key system integrator for superyachts. Eddy Huisman states: “I look forward to this new challenge with our strong and dedicated team.”
We offer our congratulations to Eddy Huisman, Marcel Pith and Philip Valk and look forward to supporting them in their new roles.
Profile Eddy Huisman
Eddy Huisman has been active in the maritime industry his whole career. He worked for almost 23 years for Holland Nautic, a Dutch-based distributor for Leisure Marine Electronics, in various positions including Technical Director. At Tijssen Elektro Maritime he has a track record of twelve years.
He has a great passion for sailing. During 1980 and 1984 he participated at the selection campaign for the Olympics in the Flying Dutchman class but unfortunately failed to qualify for the Olympics in 1984. In his leisure hours he loves to spend time on his Finn dinghy. Every year he participates at the Finn World Masters, a world class championship for Finn sailors over 40 years old.
|Marcel Pith - General Manager Engineering||Philip Valk - Manager|
About Tijssen Elektro
Dutch-based company Tijssen Elektro, founded in Oss in 1973, primary had its focus on the electrical field of house-building and maintenance contracts for utility and security, but a chance introduction to the maritime industry in the late 70s would see the shipping eventually become its core business. Tijssen Elektro has grown to 90 skilled employees with two (main) offices in Oss and branche offices in The Netherlands, the UK and in Spain (Palma de Mallorca).
Tijssen Elektro Maritime
The Tijssen Group consists of several companies, each with its own specialism: from state-of-the-art AV systems and navigation & communication equipment, to complex ship installations, MPA alarm& monitoring and ingenious data networks. Tijssen Elektro Maritime, part of the Tijssen Group, takes care of all electrical installations on board on both motor- and sailing yachts between 20 and 70 meters.
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