Jeanine Tijhaar is Eneco’s new CFO as from 1 February 2021

The Supervisory Board of Eneco Groep N.V. has appointed Jeanine Tijhaar (1972) as Chief Financial Officer and member of the management board, effective 1 February 2021. At present, Jeanine is CFO Netherlands at Eneco.

Jeanine Tijhaar: “I am looking forward to working together with my colleagues in the management board and the other Eneco entities on ensuring that Eneco’s renewed sustainable strategy will be successful and that this will result in the growth of sound business performance.”

Chair of Eneco’s supervisory board, Mel Kroon, adds: “Jeanine Tijhaar is an excellent new CFO with extensive experience and competencies in finance and accounting. She also has a strong background in operational risk management and internal control. We are very pleased with this appointment, not in the least because it concerns talent from within the organisation. We wish Jeanine every success in her new position!”

Jeanine Tijhaar succeeds Guido Dubbeld, who will be leaving the company at his own initiative as was already announced on 3 September 2020. He will step down on 1 February, but will continue to be available to offer Jeanine advice and assistance until 1 April.

Jeanine Tijhaar joined Eneco in 2017 as CFO Netherlands and director Finance & Risk. From 2000 to 2016 she worked for Akzo Nobel, most recently as financial director of the business unit Vehicle Refinishes, where she was a member of the Executive Management Team and financially in charge of global business operations with a total revenue of one billion euro. Prior to that, she was financial director of various other Akzo Nobel business units, both in Spain and in the Netherlands. She started her career in 1996 at DSM.

Jeanine Tijhaar studied business economics at VU Amsterdam (Master’s degree obtained in 1996) and obtained an International Executive Master of Finance & Control (Registered Controller) degree in 1998, a combined programme offered by the universities of Amsterdam and Maastricht.