Jeroen van Hooff new CEO Royal Jaarbeurs

Utrecht, the Netherlands, 24 March 2022 – Jeroen van Hooff is the new CEO of Royal Jaarbeurs, as of 1 July 2022. Van Hooff is currently the CEO of Easyfairs Netherlands, an event company which includes the event venues in Hardenberg and Gorinchem, the Netherlands. CFO Franka Morssink is acting CEO of Royal Jaarbeurs after the leave of Albert Arp, and will stay so until July 1.

Chair of the Supervisory Board Evert Greup: “We are happy to welcome Jeroen at Jaarbeurs, of course in consultation with Easyfairs.”

Mr. Van Hooff is looking forward to start in Utrecht: “I have come to know Jaarbeurs during my time at Easyfairs as an ambitious and dedicated partner. I enjoy to make the transfer. The challenges in our industry are great as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Jaarbeurs is in a good position to tackle them. In 2030, Jaarbeurs wants to belong to the most sustainable and smartest venues of Europe and has very promising and inspiring venue development plans. I can’t wait to put my shoulders under these ambitions.”

Van Hooff (51) studied at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He worked, among others, for employment agencies Randstad and ManpowerGroup, before joining Easyfairs Netherlands as CEO.

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