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12 August 2022
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Change of Managing Director at Brink Group

Coen Rooijmans has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the Brink Group to replace Sven Arend who has left on the best of terms after four successful years in order to take up a new professional challenge.

AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group Management expressly thanks Sven Arend for his contribution towards the development of the company and wishes him the very best for the future.

Coen Rooijmans is from the Netherlands and studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University in Delft. He started working at Philips and later held various positions at the Bosch Group, eventually serving as a director at Bosch Transmission Systems (formerly known as Van Doorne’s Transmissie). Thereafter, Coen Rooijmans served as CEO of the M&G Group and later took on various interim positions.

Brink Group is one of the European market leaders in towing systems with over 75 years of experience. Brink Group, with its headquarters in Staphorst, the Netherlands, has approximately 750 employees in eight countries and manufacturing locations in the Netherlands, France, South Africa, and Thailand. Brink and AL-KO offer a highly engineered product portfolio, which is crucial to safety and performance. Brink’s product portfolio includes fixed, detachable, retractable, and next generation towbars. More information can be found at www.brinkgroup.eu.

The AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group owns 15 international brands: AL-KO, Aguti, Bankside Patterson, Bradley, Brink, CBE, cmtrailer parts, E&P Hydraulics, G&S Chassis, Hume, Nordelettronica, Preston Chassis, SAFIM, SAWIKO and Winterhoff. It is a fast-growing, globally active technology group and a business unit of DexKo. With high-quality chassis and suspension components for trailers, leisure and commercial vehicles, as well as construction and agricultural vehicles, the group of companies represents the best in functionality, maximum comfort as well as innovations to ensure greater driving safety. Founded in 1931 the group today has around 3,800 employees and more than 40 sites worldwide.