Denmark: Management Decision Roeland Baan Takes Charge as Haldor Topsoe’s New CEO

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Roeland Baan earlier held the CEO position at Outokumpu, a global stainless steel company before joining Haldor Topsoe. With significant global work experience, he took charge of his responsibilities on June 2, 2020.

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Roeland Baan was announced as new CEO of Haldor Topsoe on February 7, 2020.
Roeland Baan was announced as new CEO of Haldor Topsoe on February 7, 2020.
(Source: Haldor Topsoe)

Denmark – Roland Baan recently joined Haldor Topsoe as its new CEO. The announcement of his appointment was made on February 7, 2020. On the first day of his office, Baan said, “This is a special day for me. Topsoe is an exceptional company that has made a huge difference to the refining and chemical industries for decades. I have no doubt that Topsoe has the potential to expand this strong market position and lead the way into a more sustainable and energy-efficient future. I have been looking forward to begin this journey together with the board and the leadership team as well as Topsoe’s customers and dedicated employees.”

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On this occasion, Jeppe Christiansen, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Haldor Topsoe, commented: “Baan has remarkable global experience and a proven track record of driving growth, developing businesses and building cohesive organisations. I am convinced he will contribute to the continued strong performance of Haldor Topsoe. Topsoe is a profitable company with a solid core business. With Baan’s direction, we will continue to focus on being a global leader in the markets in which we operate.”

Baan joins Topsoe from a position as CEO of Outokumpu, a global stainless steel company listed on the Finnish stock exchange.