He has indicated that he is not available for re-appointment, as after 34 years at Fugro, he has decided to retire from the Board of Management. During his long lasting involvement with Fugro, he has greatly contributed to the development of the company and especially the geotechnical activities and Fugro's business in the United States. He will continue with his activities regarding the turn-around of the Seabed Geosolutions joint venture and the implementation of the strategic options for this unit.
Also at the upcoming AGM, Mark Heine (41) will be nominated for appointment to the Board of Management. He is member of the Executive Committee and Director of the Survey division since May 2013. Mark Heine joined Fugro in 2000 and served, amongst others, as Managing Director of Fugro Survey B.V. and as Regional Manager Europe-Africa for the Survey division. He holds a MSc in Geodetic Engineering from Delft University of Technology.