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CEO Normec Group

Joep Bruins

Joep Bruins is an entrepreneur with a background in the technical and financial sector. Before Normec he was CEO of the Orangefield Group, a financial service provider which in the space of ten years he developed from a small player to an international organisation with offices in more than 20 countries. Following the sale of Orangefield, Joep found a new challenge: to add value to the inspection and certification market. In 2015 he established the Normec Group with two colleagues.

COO Normec Group

Britt Schuurs

Britt Schuurs is Chief Operating Officer at Normec. Prior to Normec, Britt was an investment professional at Summit Partners, a large private equity fund based in Boston, San Francisco and London. Britt started her career at Goldman Sachs in London focusing on Mergers & Acquisitions in the European technology sector. Britt holds a BSc in Actuarial Sciences and a MSc in Financial Econometrics from the University of Amsterdam.

CSO Normec Group

Marco Zomer

Marco Zomer is one of the three founders of Normec Group. Marco holds a master’s degree in Econometrics & Management Science and a master’s degree in Economics & Business and has extensive experience in various management roles. Since the founding of Normec, he has contributed to Normec’s growth from various positions. He has successively been CFO, CTO, COO, Projects & IT manager and again CFO. Currently as Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), he is in charge of Normec Group’s ESG policy.

CFO Normec Group

Robert Wolff

Robert Wolff is Chief Financial Officer of the Normec Group. After studying business economics, he gained accounting & management experience at General Electric’s Corporate Audit Staff. In 2007 Robert joined US based apparel & footwear retailer VF Corp, leading strong growth of the Asia region as CFO Asia. In 2014 Robert joined Cognita Schools, a buy and build PE backed private school operator across the Asia region as CFO Asia. Robert returned to The Netherlands in 2017 to join The Adecco Group as CFO Northern Europe, leading finance transformation. Robert joined Normec Group in May 2022 as CFO.

CHRO Normec Group

Susanne Laumans

Sussane Laumans has been Chief Human Resource Officer at Normec since 2021.

General Counsel Normec Group

Frederik Bernoski

Frederik Bernoski is General Counsel for Normec Group. After studying law, he gained great experience as a solicitor with Nauta Dutilh (including in New York). In 2010, Frederik began working with Joep Bruins at Orangefield Group. After going his own way for several years, Frederik has been working with the Normec Group since August 2020. With his extensive knowledge in the legal field, he is closely involved in takeover processes and is a legal sounding board for the organization.

CTO Normec Group

Oliver Hagemann

Oliver Hagemann is Chief Transformation Officer at Normec Group. He has more than 20 years’ experience in management consulting and private equity backed companies in the business and financial services as well as in the telecommunication sector. Oliver supports the business in achieving its strategic and financial ambition, through performance management, establishing a scalable platform for further growth and delivering strategic transformation initiatives. He holds both a degree in Business Administration from the University of Technology in Berlin and a PhD in Marketing and Innovation Management.


Martje Princen

Martje Princen is one of the three co-founders of Normec Group. She has a legal background and, along with Joep Bruins, has also worked at Orangefield Group. In March 2016 she started as operational director of Normec Certification, subsequent to which in 2017 she became the managing director responsible for all business units under Normec Assurance. In 2020, Martje was appointed as managing director of Normec Life Safety & Environment, which includes Normec Assurance.

Managing Director Normec Foodcare

Arno Rengers

Arno Rengers is an entrepreneur and manager with over 25 years of experience in product and taste tests. He has a commercial and business background. Together with Martin Breedland, he has made IvoMar Marktonderzoek (now part of Normec Foodcare) the market leader in the Netherlands and Belgium by attracting the biggest retailers as its clients. He has been a Director at Normec Foodcare since the beginning of 2017.

Managing director Normec Sustainability

Mariska van Schaik

Mariska van Schaik is Managing Director of the business line Normec Sustainability. She completed her Food Technology studies in Den Bosch. Subsequently she started as QA advisor at the Care for Food Group. In just over fifteen years, Mariska has become a specialist in the Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC) business. She has managed several business units during this period. From 2018 until 2023 she was as Operational Director responsible for all the Quality Assurance and Quality Control units of the Foodcare business line. As of 2023 she is responsible for the new business line Sustainability.

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