Gerard Roelofs will assume the position of Director of Client Solutions at Kempen Capital Management (Kempen) on 30 January 2017. His main focus will be on expanding Kempen’s solutions proposition at home and abroad. With over 25 years of experience, he is in the right position to help Kempen grow on both a national and an international level. Roelofs will join the management team.
Earlier in his career, Roelofs held positions including member of the management team at NN Investment Partners and Head of Investment Europe at Towers Watson. Before that, he served in positions including managing partner Nederland for Watson Wyatt and Country Head Benelux for Deutsche Asset Management.
Paul Gerla, CEO of Kempen Capital Management, said: ‘We are excited to welcome Gerard to the management team. He brings a lot of experience to the table. Both his new team and our existing clients have responded positively to Gerard’s appointment.’
Gerard Roelofs is looking forward to joining Kempen. ‘One of my professional drives is to maximize the performance of talented teams so that they are in an even better position to serve clients. In Kempen, I found a strong team serving a wonderful client portfolio. Kempen has a strong track record in the field of client solutions and a prominent position in the market. To expand on this position internationally, to me, is a beautiful challenge.’
Jan Bertus Molenkamp is happy with his successor: ‘I am very pleased to announce that we have found a worthy successor in the person of Gerard Roelofs. I will show him the ropes over the next few months. I am confident that this will enable me to transfer my clients and my team in the best possible manner.’