IADC WelcomeS New President

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has appointed Mr. Frank Verhoeven as the new President of the IADC Board of Directors.

In accepting his appointment as president, Mr. Verhoeven thanked retiring president Mr. Peter de Ridder for his contributions to the success of the IADC. Mr. De Ridder held the position for 4 years since September 2012.

Mr. Verhoeven was part of the Royal Boskalis Westminster group of companies for 40 years.

After graduating with a degree in civil engineering from the Technical University of Delft (TU Delft) in 1976, he joined Royal Boskalis as a research specialist. Over the next 25 years, he held several technical management functions before becoming General Manager for Boskalis Netherlands, a position he held from 2000 to 2005.

In 2012 he became a member of the Board of Management of Royal Boskalis, a position he fulfilled until his retirement in 2016.

Mr. Verhoeven is currently a member of various supervisory boards including that of Deltares, an independent institute for applied research in the field of water and soil.