Manon van Beek to become new CEO of TenneT

05.03.2018

The Supervisory Board of TSCNET shareholder TenneT Holding B.V., the Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), has designated Manon van Beek as new CEO. On 1 September 2018, van Beek will supersede long-time CEO Mel Kroon, who has been successfully directing the company for sixteen years. “Under his inspiring leadership TenneT has become the leading TSO in north-west Europe”, comments Pieter Verboom, Chair of the Supervisory Board. Mr. Verboom at the same time expresses his unrestricted trust in van Beek’s management skills: “With her proven leadership qualities we have every confidence that TenneT will continue playing a prominent role in the energy transition.”

Manon van Beek currently is the Country Managing Director of Accenture B.V. Netherlands and before has been responsible for Accenture’s utilities portfolio for many years. That is why Mrs van Beek has deep experience in the utility industry, digital technologies and innovation. Manon van Beek is looking forward to her commitment to TenneT with great anticipation: “I consider it a privilege to lead TenneT in a decade in which I believe the acceleration towards a sustainable energy system will be developed and implemented.”

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