DUJAT News Flash: Announcement on new Board members, Honorary Committee member, etc.

Amstelveen, October 13, 2016


Dear DUJAT member and relation,


We are proud to announce that the DUJAT’s Executive Board has been expanded with 3 new members: two members from JCC Board and one member from NFIA.  Also please be informed that Mr. Marcel van Aelst stepped down as a member of the DUJAT’s General Board and Mrs. Emmy Stoel, General Manager of the Hotel Okura Amsterdam has newly joined.

With this new management DUJAT keeps contributing to the good and long lasting economic relations between our two countries.

New DUJAT’s Executive Board members per October 1st, 2016: 


(New members)

  • Akira Sakuma (Chairman of JCC / Managing Director of Mitsubishi Nederland B.V.)
  • Mitsuhide Sano (Vice Chairman of JCC / President of Teijin Holdings Netherlands B.V.)
  • Hans Kuijpers (Senior Project Manager of NFIA (Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency))


(Current members)

  • Geert Jan Mantel (Chairman)
  • Roger Brands (Treasurer)
  • Tinus Krikke (Member)
  • Carl Schelleman (Member)


DUJAT’s Honorary CommitteePer October 1st, 2016, Mrs. Mirjam van ’t Veld, the Mayor of Amstelveen joined as a member of DUJAT’s Honorary Committee.


DUJAT’s Advisory Board in Japan
Per October 5th, 2016 Mr. Akihiko Hiraoka, former Senior Vice President and Executive Officer and Director, President, Marketing Group, General Manager of Global Mining Div., Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. resigned as a member of the DUJAT’s Advisory Board in Japan.


Managing Director of DUJAT

From October 1st 2016 Mr. Radboud Molijn stepped down as Managing Director and from December 1st 2016 Mrs. Christa de Kemp will be our new Managing Director who is currently Director Japan Desk of Amsterdam inbusiness and City of Amstelveen.  In the months of October and November, Mr. Geert Jan Mantel, Chairman of DUJAT will act as the Managing Director of DUJAT.


New office of DUJAT as per Oct 1st 2016

As we informed you earlier, we moved to the new office at Prof. J.H. Bavincklaan 3, 1183 AT, Amstelveen.


With kind regards


Geert Jan Mantel