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A new President for Victam International

The Board of Victam is pleased to announce that André Oosterveld will replace Hans Noordenbos as President of Victam as from the 1st January 2008. Noordenbos has been president for the last five years and is now retiring.

André Oosterveld (61) after qualifying for technical engineer he joined an engineering company where he specialised in liaison with sub-contractors, and it was here that he came into contact with the German drilling equipment company – TVT, who, amongst others, specialised in die drilling for the animal feed industry.

Oosterveld realised the importance and great potential of this specialist process and he formed his own company – Persmatrijs Epe BV in 1978 and purchased a drilling machine. One year later he successfully developed and marketed the first eight spindle drilling machine.

The company went on to successfully supply many of the international companies who manufacture and supply dies for the feed industry worldwide.

In 1999 Oosterveld sold the company to its Board of Directors, but he did not retire, He still remained involved with the industry in the Netherlands and he also joined Victam as a member of the Board in 2001.

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