AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – Amsterdam Scientific Instruments B.V. (“ASI”) today announced that Amsterdam Scientific Instruments B.V. has appointed Thorbjoern Schoenbeck as CEO and chairman of the executive board.
In addition, Hans Brouwer and Steven Tan, who managed ASI since 2017, will join the executive board. The new leadership appointments are effective immediately and will enable ASI to execute its ambitious corporate development strategy focused on continuous innovation and persistent growth.
“We are fortunate to have someone of Thorbjoern’s caliber and experience joining ASI,” said Hans Brouwer. “After having developed ASI from a small academic startup to a fast-growing company with a robust organization, top-tier customer base and mature product portfolio, we need renewed leadership to successfully bring the company to the next phase of development and growth. Thorbjoern has a strong background in high-tech and a proven track record commercializing advanced instrumentation. He is a strong communicator who understands our customers, both academic and industrial. Furthermore, having served in various sales leadership roles at Malvern Panalytical for the past 14 years, Thorbjoern has a solid understanding of our products and markets.”
Thorbjoern Schoenbeck said, “I am honored and excited to lead ASI. I believe ASI has a great team, a unique innovation power and a wonderful portfolio of products that will empower researchers around the world to push the frontiers of life sciences and physics and to force breakthrough innovations that will change the world.”
Speaking on behalf of Value Creation Capital, one of ASI’s investors, Willem van den Berg said, “We very much appreciate Steven Tan and Hans Brouwer for developing and driving ASI to its current successful position and for having the awareness and insight that new leadership and governance is required in anticipation of the next phase of the development of ASI. We believe that Thorbjoern has the right expertise, communication skills and leadership abilities to inspire the team and deliver on ASI’s ambitions.”