Chief Executive Officer
Changing the world of paper
Innovation and sustainability are our drivers for change. Together with our partners, Crown Van Gelder is building a better and greener future. Our products contribute to better personal communication with less impact on the environment.
With his background as a chemical engineer at the Technical University of Delft and close to thirty years in various positions at our company, Bernard Wesselink is a seasoned, yet ever curious member of our team. He combines valuable customer input with his extensive technical knowledge and experience in search of innovative products and services, process improvements and optimized business processes.
With 15 years experience in the paper industry, a background in chemistry, business administration and packaging, Eric combines a thorough understanding of our clients’ needs with in-depth knowledge of the possibilities of our paper. As the product manager of our Packaging, Label and Technical Specialties portfolio, he enjoys working on the development of new, innovative products.
Jan Rops is a product manager and our resident publishing expert. Trained as a chemical engineer, process and product innovation have been a major focus throughout his career. Since joining our organisation in 2014, Jan has specialized in sustainable inkjet book printing and has been instrumental in the development of Crown Native, our ‘green’ sugar beet paper.
As our colour specialist, Rob Boumans helps our high-speed Inkjet customers realise higher print quality and achieve a lower Total Cost of Print. After over 25 years in the graphical industry and working closely with all major OEMs, Rob has a wealth of experience and can help you find the exact right combination of tools, settings and paper.