HES International B.V. today announced that Barbara Geelen, who has been Chief Financial Officer since 2014 has decided to leave HES in pursuit of other ambitions. Barbara will remain CFO for the coming few months. To ensure a seamless handover and a proper transition of her experience, she will remain an advisor to the Management Board until early 2021.

Daan Vos, Chief Executive Officer of HES, said: "On behalf of the entire Supervisory Board and Management Board, I would like to thank Barbara most sincerely for her outstanding commitment over the past years. Barbara has successfully built the finance function at Group level and has been instrumental in developing the HES Group overall since the company was delisted in 2014. We value her hard work, contribution and her commitment and wish Barbara all the best and continued success for the future."

About HES International

HES International, headquartered in Rotterdam, is a leading independent provider of logistical services in ports, specializing in the handling of dry and liquid bulks. HES International’s terminals hold a unique independent position in the bulk goods supply chain for a wide range of products and serve the heart of industrial Europe. The company’s focus is on growing its present portfolio of high quality dry and liquid bulk terminals by means of expansion of its already owned sites, greenfield development and acquisitions of operational terminals. Most of the group’s terminals have been active in the port industry for many decades, some for more than a century. HES International’s activities are concentrated primarily in the Netherlands, the UK, Germany, France, Belgium and Poland. For more information, please visit www.hesinternational.eu

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, via Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5, and West Street Infrastructure Partners III, managed by the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, each indirectly control 50% of the shares of HES International B.V.

More information

HES International, Esther Erkelens, +31 (0)10-7900700 or e.erkelens@hesinternational.eu