The Hague, Sep 6 2021. Deerns, a leading multinational consultancy and engineering firm, announced the appointment of Frank Houben as Director for Deerns The Netherlands as of 1 September 2021.
As a recognized and trusted leader in the consulting engineering sector, Frank Houben has a strong track record as a strategic and reliable partner to clients in consultancy and design for the public and private sector spanning over three decades.
“We welcome the arrival of Frank Houben as our Director for The Netherlands. Frank is an experienced leader in our industry, highly committed to client success and inspirational in developing talent. With his strong track record in leading client centric operations and growth, we are confident Frank will successfully contribute to our ambitions for growth and innovation at Deerns.” said Deerns’ CEO, Tjerk van der Meer.
Mr Houben will manage operations across 6 offices located in The Hague, Groningen, Zwolle, Nijmegen, Eindhoven and Maastricht. Deerns has a heritage of over 90 years delivering high quality engineering in The Netherlands.
“I am excited to be joining a dynamic team at Deerns who have a clear conviction and vision of the contribution to accelerating our response in the Netherlands to pressing global issues such as climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Mr Houben. “The Deerns team in the Netherlands are geared to meet the growing demands for innovation in the data and technology, life sciences and healthcare sectors. I am looking forward to working with our clients to offer innovative solutions and to meet the firm’s long-term ambitions.”
Mr van der Meer concludes: “Frank has a wealth of experience in new building and renovation projects in a wide variety of assignments, making him a perfect fit for leading the Deerns operations in The Netherlands.”