Erik Centen has been appointed Managing Director of Fancom BV with effect from 1 April 2021. He will also be tasked with responsibility for the Instruments & Controls Group (ICG) of CTB, Inc., which includes sister companies in France and Israel in addition to Fancom BV.
Erik has worked at Fancom since June 2018 as Director Finance & IT, heading the financial departments and the IT teams at the company. Before working for Fancom, he held various positions at FrieslandCampina, including his last role as Supply Chain Controlling Manager. Erik graduated in Business Economics and Financial Controlling.
Erik on his new role: “I am very pleased to be taking the next step at the Fancom organisation. I am looking forward to managing the company and realising the strategic goals with the committed team of employees. The past few years have given me a clear picture of the exciting challenges and development potential ahead of us. By focusing on continuous innovation in products and processes, I am convinced that Fancom can maximise the value of this potential.”
Fancom is a global leader in the development of automated systems for pig and poultry houses and the mushroom sector. Fancom’s objective is to create the optimum conditions, in the houses and barns, and for the operational management needs of today's farmers and growers. The company's head office is located in Panningen, in the south of the Netherlands. Fancom is part of CTB, Inc. and is a worldwide leader in the development, production and marketing of systems and solutions for the poultry, pig, egg production and cereal industries.