EINDHOVEN - High Tech Campus Eindhoven (HTCE), the leading innovation Campus for technology development and innovation in Europe, is pleased to announce, effective 1 May 2023, Otto van den Boogaard will become CEO. Otto brings more than 25 years of experience in real estate, with a deep focus on asset management and development. Otto, in his capacity as CEO, and the recently appointed CFO, Hielke Lamsma, will lead the team at HTCE in its continued growth and success.
The current directors, Jan-Willem Neggers and Freek Smolders, have led the Campus through significant growth over the last eleven years, attracting new partners and expanding the Campus's innovation ecosystem, and will step down from their management roles.
"I am honoured to join HTCE as its new CEO and look forward to supporting the Campus as the best place for innovative high-tech companies to be and work. As a team we will develop and execute the next stages of the masterplan for the campus, for the benefit of the Eindhoven region and to accelerate the development of the Brainport area." said Otto van den Boogaard.
"On behalf of the board of directors, I would like to extend our thanks to Jan-Willem Neggers and Freek Smolders for their dedication and contribution to the success of the Campus over the past decade. The Board is looking forward working together with Otto van den Boogaard and Hielke Lamsma to expanding the park and further develop Eindhoven’s high-tech ecosystem" said Hermann T. Dambach, Managing Director at Oaktree.