Hans Scholten (Chairman)

Hans Scholten is Chief Financial Officer at Kramp Groep B.V. This is a technical wholesale company providing spare parts for agricultural machines to dealers and repair shops for those machines. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Kramp has sales offices in 24 countries in Europe and warehouses in 11 countries. The company attained a turn-over of almost EUR 1 billion and has 3,300 employees. Over the past 20 years Hans has been Chief Financial Officer at Kramp Groep B.V. prompting the company to innovate and set new industry standards in webshop development and logistics whilst growing the company to become a major player in the industry.

During the first 10 years of his career, Hans Scholten gained ample experience in the field of finance, business development and accounting as an auditor and business consultant with KPMG Netherlands. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master’s degree in accounting.

Hans Scholten has served as chairman of the supervisory board of leading corporates in various industries such as Leolux (design furniture producer), Arco B.V. (producer of design tables) and Nedcon BV (producer of warehouse systems) ), the latter as member of the supervisory board. Furthermore, he was Chairman of Jiander Fund; a foundation that spurs development of the underprivileged in India.