Ctac intends to appoint Gerben Moerland as new CEO

25 August 2023
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Ctac intends to appoint Gerben Moerland as new CEO

25 August 2023

‘s-Hertogenbosch, 25 August 2023 – Business & Cloud Integrator Ctac N.V. (Ctac) (Euronext Amsterdam: CTAC) today announces that the Supervisory Board intends to appoint Gerben Moerland (51) as statutory member of Ctac’s Board of Directors with effect from 13 October 2023. Upon his appointment, Mr Moerland will become Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Harry Hendriks, Chairman of the Supervisory Board: “We are pleased that after an intensive search process we have found a very suitable candidate in Gerben Moerland. He is an excellent fit with the vision that the Supervisory Board had set out when it initiated its search for the appointment of a new CEO. An entrepreneurial and experienced executive with in-depth knowledge of the sector, who can guide Ctac in its next growth phase.”

Gerben Moerland has held various executive positions in the IT sector and joined Ctac in 2006 as Business Unit Manager. In 2009, he founded software integration specialist Oliver IT. Under his leadership, in just 12 years that company saw growth that made it the market leader in integration, web & mobile solutions with 50 employees. In 2021, Ctac acquired a majority stake in Oliver IT, bringing Mr Moerland back on board at Ctac. He has been a member of Ctac’s Executive Committee since May 2023.

The Works Council has been given the opportunity to provide its advice and supports the intended appointment of Mr Moerland as Ctac CEO. Ctac today convenes an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM), to be held on 13 October 2023, at which the general meeting will be heard on the proposed appointment. Upon the appointment of Mr Moerland, Paul de Koning, who is currently responsible for the CEO duties on an interim basis, will stay on in his role as CFO and together with Mr Moerland will form the Ctac Board of Directors.

Ctac accelerates the acquisition of remaining stake in Oliver IT

See the full press release.

Nomination Marlies van Elst for appointment as member of the Supervisory Board


At the EGM, Ctac will also nominate Marlies van Elst (56) for appointment to the Supervisory Board. Marlies van Elst has over 20 years of board experience, including as member of the Board of Directors of ING Netherlands, COO of ING Poland and Belgium and CTO of ING Thailand. Ms Van Elst holds a number of ancillary positions, including director of Voedselbank Amsterdam (Amsterdam foodbank) and supervisory director of BNG Bank, the VSB Fund and the Integraal Kankercentrum Nederland (Dutch comprehensive cancer organisation). As interim manager of the Stimuleringsfonds Volkshuisvesting Nederland (fund for the stimulation of Dutch public housing), she was responsible for the implementation of the organisation’s new IT infrastructure.

Harry Hendriks, Chairman of the Supervisory Board: “Marlies van Elst’s years of board experience and knowledge of digital transformations in both public and private organizations are of significant value to Ctac’s Supervisory Board. We are very pleased that she is joining us to strengthen our team.”


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