CEVA Logistics has appointed Arjan Kaaks as new Chief Financial Officer, taking over for the company's current CFO, Rubin McDougal.
Kaaks will work with the retiring McDougal (pictured) over the next few months, and reports to CEVA Chief Executive Officer, Xavier Urbain.
Kaaks joins CEVA from Benelux company Maxeda DIY Group, where he also served as Chief Financial Officer, as well as member of the company’s Executive Board. His prior experience also includes working as Chief Financial Officer of Holland-based brewing company, Royal Grolsch.
“I am so pleased to have an executive with Arjan’s breadth of experience – spanning Finance leadership in mid-sized entrepreneurial companies to extensive experience in a large global corporation – to join CEVA in the CFO role,” said Urbain.
“Arjan is an operationally and commercially-focused CFO, driven to create enduring value for our customers, employees and investors. He is a strong addition to our management team.
“I also want to acknowledge Rubin McDougal’s numerous contributions to CEVA over his six years with the company. He has played a key role in leading the company through global economic challenges. We thank Rubin for his dedication to CEVA’s success and wish him the very best.”
“This is an exciting time to be joining CEVA. The company has started to execute its renewed strategy and progress is becoming visible. I am thrilled to join CEVA’s community and leadership team and to work together to achieve our ambitions,” said Kaaks.