Management Team

Theo Arpotz

Quality Manager

Theo joined QCP in November 2017 and is responsible for Quality. He has over 30 years experience in the polymer industry. Working for major chemical company in various positions he specialised in Quality Management for more than 10 years.

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Raf Bemelmans - Cofounder

Raf Bemelmans

SCM Director

Raf is co-founder of QCP and as CSCO responsible for supply chain management and raw material sourcing. After 7 years at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Borealis and Ernst & Young, Raf joined DSM in 2000 and was Director Supply Chain Polymers Europe at SABIC since 2009. He was also Chairman of the Supply Chain Program Committee of EPCA (European Petrochemical Association).

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Marcel van Enckevort

Marcel van Enckevort

Product Manager

Marcel joined QCP in August 2014 and is responsible for the account & application development. He has over 25 years of experience in the polymer industry. He worked for a major petrochemical company in various technical, marketing and commercial positions.

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François Essers

François Essers

Innovation Manager

François joined QCP in September 2014 and is responsible for Innovation. This includes the development of the products and processes. He has over 25 years of experience in the polymer industry. He worked for a major petrochemical company in various research, technical and marketing positions.

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Jeroen van Goor

Product Manager

Jeroen joined QCP in June 2016. After his graduation at the Universiteit Maastricht on International Economics Studies he performed various international roles in The Netherlands and Spain at SABIC for over 10 years.

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Marc Houtermans - Cofounder

Marc Houtermans

Managing Director

Marc is co-founder and as COO responsible for the construction of the plant. After 6 years at John Brown E&C, Marc joined DSM in 1998 and assumed multiple roles in Operations, Business and Supply Chain Management at DSM and SABIC. In 2009 Marc was appointed global CPO and in 2010 global CIO. In addition, Marc was member of the Logistics Committee of EPCA, Board Member of ECTA.

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Gilbert Janssen

Gilbert Janssen

Finance Manager

Gilbert joined QCP in September 2014 and is responsible for Finance. He has over 25 years of experience in the polymer industry where he worked at a major petrochemical company in various financial positions.

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John Venerius

John Venerius

Operations Manager

John joined QCP in October 2014 and is responsible for technology and operations management in the plant. He has over 25 years of experience in plastics extrusion and compounding. He worked for a renowned compounder in several roles like production management, maintenance management, process development and continuous improvement project management.

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