Mitutoyo Europe Strengthen Benelux Management

The Benelux subsidiaries of measuring instruments manufacturer Mitutoyo in Holland and Belgium are to be run by Dutchman Henk Slotboom taking over the position of the Managing Director for both companies. Slotboom has been working for Mitutoyo for over ten years.

Henk Slotboom joined Mitutoyo in 2008 shortly after Mitutoyo’s European headquarter in Germany had been established where he took over the position Director Operations at Mitutoyo Europe.

The Dutchman boasts a lot of experience in leadership, sales, quality control and strategic planning. He has successfully led Mitutoyo Europe GmbH into a new era of applying a fully-fledged ERP system, introduced a new logistic provider and shaped the structures and operations of the European HQ.

“I’m honoured by the confidence the company places in me. I am looking forward to return to my home country and meet all the challenges that business life will bring up”, says Slotboom. He will take over the position as the Managing Director from January 1, 2019.

In addition to his new job as Managing Director of the Benelux subsidiaries he remains Board Member at Mitutoyo Europe GmbH.He is already familiar with Mitutoyo Benelux as from 2008 through 2012 he held the position of a Sales & Marketing Manager in charge of the markets in Belgium, Luxemburg and the Netherlands. He will form an experienced team with his Sales Directors Jeroen Bax (The Netherlands, right) and Jan van Houwe (Belgium and Luxemburg).

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