Governance

Management


Marco Roeleveld (CEO)
Mr Marco Roeleveld (born 1962, Dutch) is Alfen's CEO (chief executive officer) and COO (chief operations officer). Marco is a member of the Management Board since the Company's incorporation in November 2015. He joined Alfen B.V. as a managing director in 1997. Prior to joining Alfen, Marco was commercial director of Hitec Power Protection in the Netherlands. He holds a master of science degree in business administration from the Technical University in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Jeroen van Rossen (CFO)
Mr Jeroen van Rossen (born 1973, Dutch) is Alfen's CFO (chief financial officer) since September 2015 and a member of the Management Board since August 2017. Prior to joining Alfen, he was a partner at KPMG (2010-2015) and worked as an accountant and advisor for a number of large and mid-size companies in the Netherlands. Jeroen was also a member of the supervisory board of Vlinderstichting (2009-2015) and was a member of the supervisory board of Stichting Aorta, Architectuur Centrum Utrecht (2016-2019). Jeroen holds an accounting degree from Nyenrode University in Breukelen, the Netherlands.

Michelle Lesh (CCO)
Ms. Michelle Lesh (born 1978, American) is Alfen's CCO (chief commercial officer) since July 2021 and a member of the management board since April 2022. Prior to joining Alfen, she was the Chief Commercial Officer for GE Digital’s Grid Software business supporting electric utility customers globally. Prior to that she held various commercial roles at General Electric in the power generation and grid infrastructure businesses. Michelle has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Bucknell University and earned her MBA from University of California, Irvine.


Supervisory board


Henk ten Hove (Chairman)

Mr Henk ten Hove (born 1952, Dutch) is chairman of the supervisory board of Alfen and a member of the HR Comittee. Henk ten Hove held supervisory board positions at the publicly listed company Kendrion from 2013 until 2021 (as chairman) and at Unica since 2014. He is chairman of the foundation owning the shares in BDR Thermea group. Henk ten Hove has spent most of his career at Wavin, where he started in 1982 and held various positions over time, including that of financial manager, logistics manager, general manager Germany, member of the executive board and, between 2010 and 2013, CEO of the group. Henk ten Hove holds a masters degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Willem Ackermans

Mr Willem Ackermans (born 1956, Dutch) is a supervisory board member of Alfen and the chair of the Audit Commitee. He worked in several sectors and for various companies in financial positions: he started with Royal Boskalis and KPN. As of 2002, he started working in the energy sector with Nuon and later he was CFO for the American company ET Communications. After his return to the Netherlands, he worked for Eneco for more than a decade in various financial positions, in M&A and in corporate strategy. In 2017 he left Eneco to pursue his career as an independent consultant advising large companies regarding financial & strategic sustainable issues. Currently he is a consultant for a project for large PV panels and wind energy. He is also a member of the investment committee of two companies in the area of development of sustainable energy: the Friesland company FSFE and the Brabant company BOM. Willem Ackermans holds an engineering degree from TU Delft.

Jeanine van der Vlist

Mrs Jeanine van der Vlist (born 1964) is a member of the Supervisory Board since 21 November 2022 and the chair of the HR Commitee. She is a non-executive director/supervisory director by profession. In the past she held several senior management positions in a number of international companies, like Fujitsu, Dell, Alcatel-Lucent and Eurofiber. She has supervisory board experience with BDR Thermea Group and DPG Media Group.  Currently she is a (non-executive) board member of the Belgium company DPG Media N.V. and a supervisory director of the company Remeha Group. Recently she was appointed as a supervisory board member of Koninklijke Brill N.V. Per July 2023, she is the chair of the Supervisory Board of Holland Colours. Furthermore she is a board member of the non-profit foundation Worldgranny. Jeanine van der Vlist is independent within the meaning of the corporate governance code. She does not hold any shares in the Company. Jeanine van der Vlist holds a bachelor degree in information and communication technology from the HEAO in the Hague, an MBA from Ashridge Business Business school and a management executive degree from Instead.

Maria Anhalt

Ms. Maria Anhalt (born 1970, Bulgarian) is a member of the Supervisory Board since 19 September 2023 and Member of the Audit Committee. She obtained experience from her current position as supervisory board member of Hewlett-Packard Germany as well as internal (supervisory) director of the start-up company Argus. Since January 2021, she is the Chief Executive Officer of Elektrobit Gmbh at Erlangen, a global company with about 4,000 employees. She brings technical and commercial expertise regarding software and services together with a well-developed perspective on technology and the energy transition. She has strong growth experience in an international environment. This is reflected in past positions, among which: (i) Vice President R&D Operations at HP Enterprises in the United States, (ii) Vice President Hybrid Cloud and Automation Software at Micro Focus International PLC in the United Kingdom, and (iii) Senior Vice President, Head of Software at Continental AG in Germany. Ms. Anhalt is independent within the meaning of the corporate governance code. She does not hold any shares in the company. Ms. Anhalt holds a Masters in Computer Science at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).


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