26 Mar 2013Royal HaskoningDHV is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Vic Prins as Director of the Aviation Business Line per 1 April 2013.
Dr. Prins (b. 1952) brings more than 30 years of experience in international consultancy and engineering to the position. A civil engineer by trade, he holds a doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston. He has inter alia played a key role in developing and implementing transportation and aviation policy, including privatization of state-owned companies and services, and establishing the Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA). Vic Prins is married and has three children.
He joined the company in 2002 as CEO of the South African operation; was appointed Director Environment and Transportation in June 2006 in the Netherlands; and has served as Corporate Director of Strategic Development since July 2010.
His focus in this new role will be to take the aviation business of Royal HaskoningDHV to a new level through growth and the further integration and expansion of the services portfolio.
Dr. Prins succeeds Mr. Roel Overakker who joined the company as Director Aviation in 2007 and was instrumental in building the Aviation organisation and expansion of its business in the Middle East. Mr. Overakker has successfully completed the management transitions for future growth and will focus on other activities.
About the Aviation Business LineRoyal HaskoningDHV's aviation companies NACO, InterVISTAS and IPM provide the industry with integrated engineering and architectural master planning, consulting and project management solutions for the sustainable development and growth of airports and the efficient operation of airlines. This highly specialized business line is 170 staff strong and operates from offices in the Netherlands, Canada, United States of America, South Africa, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom.
Royal HaskoningDHV has more than 60 years of experience in the aviation sector and has been involved in the realisation or expansion of more than 500 airports worldwide.