Leonie Baneke to succeed Bram Poeth as Eneco eMobility director

On 1 April 2021, Leonie Baneke (36) will succeed Bram Poeth as the director of Eneco eMobility; the entity of Eneco concerned with future-proof charging solutions for electric vehicles. Poeth will be leaving Eneco after 18 years, having accepted a position of Executive Vice President at EVBox Group.

Poeth has been the director of Eneco eMobility since 2018. Previous positions since he joined the company in 2002 included those of director of Eneco B2B and director of Eneco Shared Services, as well as various other B2B-related management positions. Bram: “I would like to thank Eneco for giving me the opportunity to develop myself and I am very pleased that, over the years and together with all my colleagues, I have been able to contribute significantly to making Eneco one of the most sustainable energy companies in Europe.”

As Tempelman, CEO of Eneco says: “We respect Bram's decision to take this step in his career and thank him for his significant contribution to the success of the company and, in particular, to the growth of Eneco eMobility. At the same time, I am pleased that we have found a good, experienced successor from within the organisation, Leonie Baneke. I wish her all the best!”

At present, Leonie Baneke is Venturing director and Smart Energy director at Eneco. She joined Eneco in 2014 as senior manager Mergers & Acquisitions and later became investment director and then head of the Ventures department. She started her career at NIBC Bank. Leonie has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in International Business (finance) from the University of Maastricht.

Leonie says: “As an investor at Eneco Ventures I have supported various promising startups in their growth journey and in the capacity of Venturing director I have collaborated with the Eneco eMobility team on many occasions. I am very enthusiastic about their talent, entrepreneurship and ambition. It is a very exciting challenge to get started together on the further national and international expansion of the fast-growing Eneco eMobility entity.”