Ruben Wegman appointed as Royal Barenbrug Group Supervisory Board member

On April 1, Mr. Ruben Wegman joined the Supervisory Board of the Royal Barenbrug Group. He takes on this role as the successor of Mr. JanWillem Breukink, making the Supervisory Board complete again.

Ruben has been CEO at Nedap since 2009 and previously held several leadership positions there. His background is in informatics and IT, and he also has wide-ranging experience in management positions. Ruben will join Michiel Westermann (Chairman), Bastiaan Barenbrug, Frank Barenbrug, and
Aart Duijzer on the Barenbrug Group’s Supervisory Board.

Nedap NV creates innovative, high-quality hardware and software products that enable more successful and efficient work. Within Nedap, the Livestock Management division develops and sells sensors that monitor the health, production, and identification of livestock. Headquartered in Groenlo, The Netherlands, Nedap NV has 750 employees and operates worldwide. The company was established in 1929 and has been a stock-listed company on Euronext Amsterdam since 1947.


Michiel Westermann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Royal Barenbrug Group: “Led by Ruben Wegman, Nedap has developed into one of the most innovative companies in the Netherlands, both in product and in international organization. Ruben’s knowledge and experience will be a great asset to Barenbrug’s strategy.”