CEVA Logistics has announced that Arjan Kaaks has been appointed its Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
The current post holder, Rubin McDougal, is retiring and will remain with the company ? to facilitate a seamless transition to the new CFO over the next few months. ? the company said.
Kaaks joined the company yesterday and reports to CEVA’s CEO, Xavier Urbain.
He was previously with Maxeda DIY Group, a Benelux private equity-owned company focused on the do-it-yourself retail market, where he was Chief Financial Officer and a member of the company’s Executive Board.
His prior experience includes occupying the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at the O’Neill Group, the sports lifestyle brand and Chief Financial Officer of Royal Grolsch, a brewing company based in the Netherlands.
“I am so pleased to have an executive with Arjan’s breadth of experience – spanning Finance leadership in mid-sized entrepreneurial companies to extensive experience in a large global corporation – to join CEVA in the CFO role,” said Xavier Urbain.
"I also want to acknowledge Rubin McDougal’s numerous contributions to CEVA over his six years with the company. He has played a key role in leading the company through global economic challenges. We thank Rubin for his dedication to CEVA’s success and wish him the very best.”