Lan Handling Technologies has appointed Christiaan van Terheijden as the company's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective March 1, 2023.

Van Terheijden (46) has extensive experience in leading complex international organizations in the technical industry. For the past eight years he was CEO of Minkels within the Legrand Group, a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. His broad experience in achieving profitable sales growth and innovation-driven business transformations across international markets will help Lan Handling Technologies accomplish its global ambitions.

Commenting on his appointment, Van Terheijden says: “Lan Handling Technologies is a highly innovative company, which distinguishes itself in the international market with its first-class integrated handling solutions. The teams’ tremendous experience and dedication gives me lots of energy to grow the company even further and to realize our ambitious development plans.”

Bart Aangenendt, CEO of Hydratec Industries, parent company of Lan Handling Technologies, says: “I am confident about the future of Lan Handling Technologies under Christiaan’s leadership. Lan looks back at successful years, but there is undoubtedly still great potential to further strengthen and expand our position as a global supplier of integrated handling solutions.”

Van Terheijden holds a Master in Industrial Management and in Marketing, is married and has the Dutch nationality.

From May 4 to 10 2023, Lan Handling will participate in the international packaging exhibition Interpack in Düsseldorf. Van Terheijden will also be there to meet business relations. Lan Handling’s stand can be found in hall 11, stand E44.