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Roel Hellemons nominated as new CEO of Eindhoven Airport

The Supervisory Board of Eindhoven Airport N.V. nominates Roel Hellemons (47) as new CEO of Eindhoven Airport. Pending consent from all shareholders, departing CEO Joost Meijs will use the month of June to hand over his operations and introduce Hellemons to the organisation, partners and other parties involved with the airport. Hellemons will subsequently take over the role from Meijs on July 1st.

Hellemons has been employed by Royal Schiphol Group since 1998. Prior to becoming Director at Schiphol International last year, he held various management positions for Schiphol in the Netherlands and Australia.

Bert van der Els, chair of the Supervisory Board of Eindhoven Airport comments on the nomination: "We have every confidence that in Roel, we have found the right candidate to pursue the strategy Eindhoven Airport has put in place. His knowledge and experience of the aviation sector will add real value to the quality focus the airport introduced at the start of this year. That quality focus will further strengthen Eindhoven Airport's position in the Brainport region."

Hellemons' nomination has been submitted for the approval of Eindhoven Airport N.V.'s shareholders, namely the North Brabant Provincial Authority, the Eindhoven Municipal Authority and Royal Schiphol Group.

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Eindhoven Airport is the second largest airport in the Netherlands with over 6 million passengers in 2018. The airport serves Brainport region and connects it with Europe and makes the region internationally accessible in balance with surroundings. The convenience for the passenger comes from the airport Álways Easy’ strategy. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 80 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. With 2000 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. Business responsibility is part of our DNA. Continuously we pay attention to the balance between international connectivity, the environment, sustainability and the quality of live. The owners of Eindhoven Airport NV are the Schiphol Group, the province Noord-Brabant and Eindhoven city.

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