Sector: Special Warehousing And Storage Not Elsewhere Classified Region: Netherlands

: | Euronext Amsterdam: VPK

Vopak - with its headquarters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands - is the world's largest independent tank storage provider, specialized in the storage and handling of liquid chemicals, gasses and oil products. Vopak operates 79 terminals with a combined storage capacity more than 30 million cubic meters in 29 countries. The terminals are strategically located for users along the major shipping routes. The majority of customers is active in the chemical and oil industry, for which Vopak stores a large variety of products destined for a wide range of industries.

With almost 400 years of experience in storage and transshipment, Vopak is almost genetically dedicated to service. Total commitment to our customers' success has resulted in excellent business relationships. Our operations are based on the principles of transparency, loyalty, commitment to our people and mutual trust.

The company’s annual turnover is 1.3 billion euro (2012) Vopak’s shares are listed at the Amsterdam AMX-index. Vopak and its joint ventures employ an international workforce of around 6,100 people.


Eelco Hoekstra, Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Masters Degree in Economics
Career: Eelco Hoekstra has been active in the international tank storage industry since 1995 and joined Vopak in 2003. At Vopak, he held various management positions in the United Arab Emirates, Argentina and Singapore. Until his appointment to the Executive Board, he was President of Vopak Asia. Member of the Executive Board since November 2010.
Jack de Kreij, Vice Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer
Chartered Accountant (RA), Certified Management Accountant Career:
Jack de Kreij was employed with the Dutch Ministry of Finance from 1980 until 1986. He joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in 1986 and was, amongst others, Manager Merger & Acquisitions (New York). After being appointed Partner in 1990, he fulfilled several management roles within PwC. Before being appointed as member of the Executive Board of Vopak, he was Senior Partner and Territory Leader in the Netherlands for PwC's Transaction Services. Member of the Executive Board since January 2003
Frits Eulderink, Member of the Executive Board and Chief Operating Officer (COO)
PhD in Astrophysics, Masters in Mathematics and in Astronomy Career:
Frits Eulderink joined the Dutch Royal Shell Group in 1990, where he held various technical and management positions in the Netherlands, North America, Africa and the Middle-East, including in the field of Exploration & Production. Until the end of 2009 he was Vice President Unconventional Oil in Houston (United States). Member of the Executive Board since April 2010.

News & Analysis