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European leadership

We are a leading European provider of property management and related services. With some 1,500 employees working from 10 different countries, we share one culture and integrity mindset. The MVGM Executive Board and the European board of Directors work closely together with the Managing Directors in the countries where we are represented.

Executive board

Our Executive Board consists of the Chairman of the Board and co-owner Eddy Smit and Member of the Board and co-owner Menno van der Horst.

European Board of Directors

Our European Board of Directors consists of Maarten de Haas, Peggy Poldervaart, Anjo Wielemaker and Cor Treure.

Eddy Smit (1956)

2004 – present Managing Director and co-owner MVGM since 2009
1999 – 2004 Managing Director BVF Group Limmen
1997 – 1999 Director COVER, an organization specialized in Customer Services and planning. Starting as Project Director for the transporting NZH VM and later on as Managing Director.
1993 – 1997 Commercial Manager and Ad Interim Director at Cramer Tervoort Groep and member of the board of NZH VM
1991- 1993 Head of Department public transport Alkmaar
1979 – 1991 Active for the State police in several roles, among which seven years as a teacher and staff member at an educational institution in Harlingen
1975 – 1978 First Mate Commercial Shipping at Royal Nedlloyd Rotterdam

Additional positions

  • Chairman board of directors Bergermeer Hoorn
  • Member of supervisory board Willemsoord Den Helder
  • Chairman for foundation Zeesleepboot (sea ​​tug) Holland Harlingen
  • Member supervisory board Andersinvest Maarsbergen

Menno van der Horst (1966)

2009 – present Managing Director and co-owner MVGM since 2009
2002 – 2009  Chief Financial Officer MVGM
2000 – 2002  Freelance Consultant at H2 Consultants VOF Alphen aan den Rijn
2000 – 2002  Chief Financial Officer at ShareCompany B.V. Amersfoort

Additional positions

  • Chairman Board of Directors for foundation VGM (property management) NL Database Nieuwegein
  • Board member Branch Association Vastgoedmanagement Nederland (property management) the Netherlands, Nieuwegein
  • Chairman Gebruiksvereniging (users society) for property management system REMS Den Bosch
  • Ambassador for foundation Het Babyhuis (the baby house) Dordrecht

Maarten de Haas (1976) – Chief Commercial Officer Europe (CCO)

2020 – present: Chief Commercial Officer Europe MVGM
2018 – 2020 Chief Customer Officer EMEA asset services at Cushman & Wakefield
2015 – 2018 Director EMEA Value Chain Alignment and Global Strategies at Deloitte
2012 – 2015 Director Operating Model Effectiveness at Ernst & Young China, Shanghai office
2010 – 2012 Senior Manager Operating Model Effectiveness at Ernst & Young Singapore office
2004 – 2010 Manager Value Chain Alignment at Deloitte Netherlands
2003 – 2004 Trainee at MeesPierson bank in Singapore and at Lantourne Duret lawyers in Paris

Peggy Poldervaart (1975) – Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

2018 – present Chief Human Resources Officer MVGM
2016 – 2018 entrepreneur HR- and Organization Advisor at Catch22 HR and Organization advice Roelofarendsveen
2007 – 2016 Manager HR at MVGM Rijswijk
2006 – 2007 HR Advisor at Albert Schweitzer hospital Dordrecht
2002 – 2006 HR Consultant at BDO Consultants Den Haag

Anjo Wielemaker (1975) – Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

2019 – present Chief Financial Director MVGM
2015 – 2019 Financial Director Flynth Advisors & Accountants
2017 In co-operation with Agriterra a co-operative  assessment at Tanecu accomplished in Tanzania
2013 – 2015 Financial Director Ad Interim at AnjoWs Management for Beelen Groep and Van der Wiel groep. Also several  consulting roles
2011 – 2013 Financial Director Van der Wiel groep
2010 – 2011 Senior Projectconsultant TriFinance
2007 – 2010 Senior Manager Ernst & Young Accountants Rotterdam
2004 – 2006 Manager Ernst & Young Accountants Rotterdam
1996 – 2003 (leading) Assistant Accountant Ernst & Young Middelburg

Additional positions

  • Member Supervisory Board for foundation Calomara – Everwijn-Taets van Amerongen

Cor Treure (1971) – Chief Information Officer (CIO)

2017 – present Chief Information and Innovation Officer MVGM
2011 – 2017  sr. Service Manager & Manager Sustainability at CBRE Global Investors Schiphol
2008 – 2011  Senior Service Manager at ING Real Estate Management The Hague
2001 – 2008  Manager New Business Development & ICT at KFN Maastricht / Utrecht
2000 – 2001  Sales – Interim Manager Sales / Change Manager at TNT Express Eindhoven / Houten
1998 – 1999  HRM – Manager Development Benelux at TNT Express Benelux Duiven / Brussel
1996 – 1998 ICT – Support Manager Benelux at TNT Express Duiven / Brussel
1995 – 1996  Operations Project lead at TNT Express Duiven
1995 – 1995  Management Trainee at TNT Express Duiven

Additional positions

  • Chairman Board foundation REDEX Amsterdam (real estate information exchange platform)