“It is time to be different, to take other routes than the obvious mainstream methods to reach your goals. Think out of the box, be original, authentic but creative and aberrant.”
Jan van Merwijk is Director of the Feyenoord stadium in Rotterdam. The Feyenoord stadium is since march 1937 the location where football club Feyenoord Rotterdam plays its matches. Jan van Merwijk was involved in the stadium since 1995 as Facility Manager. Since 1999 Jan van Merwijk is the Stadium Director and responsible for the whole stadium operation. In 1994 the stadium was renovated and modernized with a focus on expanding the multifunctionality. Currently Jan van Merwijk is working with a team on the realization of a new stadium project called “Feyenoord City”.