25 Apr 2019

Royal HaskoningDHV has appointed Brian Jagt as new Corporate Director Strategy & Operational Excellence per 1 May 2019.

Royal HaskoningDHV appoints Brian Jagt as new Corporate Director Strategy & Operational Excellence  | Royal HaskoningDHVAs Corporate Director Strategy & Operational Excellence Brian Jagt (45) will be responsible for implementation and further refining of the company’s strategic programme. This includes strategic portfolio improvements, acquisitions and divestments and operational efficiency adding value to the business.

Royal HaskoningDHV CEO Erik Oostwegel said, "Our strategy is there to guide, support and inspire us in becoming an even smarter company with ditto people, creating value for our clients in an efficient way. For that we are combining our domain expertise with the power of data and digital, and work aligned, creative and with trust. Brian will bring experience in business strategy, strategy implementations and in transformations towards digital, that will definitely help us in achieving our ambitions."

Brian adds: “I believe that companies who are frontrunners in using analytics and digitisation for the benefit of product and service innovation, will be able to translate this into leading market positions. I see much potential and opportunities for Royal HaskoningDHV. It’s in the DNA of the employees to collaborate, create and drive innovations that have a societal relevance. For me, this is a great starting point where I can add value with my experience.”

Brian succeeds Niels Schallenberg who has been appointed Director of Royal HaskoningDHV’s Water Business Line per 1 February 2019.

Previously, Brian fulfilled various strategy related roles at Deloitte Consulting and PostNL. He has experience in multiple industries, leading projects on different continents with people from various cultures. Throughout his career his focus has always been defining, optimising and realising business models including the strategy.