Eelco Hoekstra

Chairman Executive Board and CEO of Royal Vopak

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Eelco Hoekstra joined the Executive Board of Royal Vopak in Rotterdam in 2010 and was appointed Chairman of the Executive Board & CEO in 2011. He has over twenty years of experience in the international tank storage industry. After joining Vopak in 2003, Mr Hoekstra took up the position of Managing Director of Vopak Horizon Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates. In 2005, he relocated to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he assumed the position of President of Vopak Latin America. In 2008, he was appointed Division President of Vopak Asia in Singapore. Mr Hoekstra holds a Master’s in Economics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.