Board of Management

Alexander van der Lely Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

‘At Lely we think of new solutions every day and improve our current portfolio which helps dairy farmers milk and produce dairy products in a sustainable way. Now and in the future. As a CEO, my main duty is to pinpoint our course and prepare the company for the future. Also I am responsible for Innovations and Business Development.’

Ronald Eikelenboom Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

‘Our vision is a sustainable, profitable and enjoyable future in farming for dairy farmers all over the world. Our mission is to inspire people to create innovative solutions that contribute to that future. As the leader of the Finance, IT, Legal and Risk & Compliance teams, I represent the compass function to value creation and protection on strategic plans and operational execution which – in the end – will help us realizing our goal.’

Martijn Boelens Vice President Customer Solutions

‘To make farmers lives around the world bright we at Lely provide solutions that support farmers with their repetitive work and decisions and so help them to improve financial results as well as enjoyment in work life. With our solutions farmers are able to have (financially) sustainable operations and produce food for the world now and for the growing world population. At Customer Solutions we assure these solutions remain reliable and still hold the newest functionality and innovations which set the benchmark in the market.’

Gijs Scholman Vice President Sales

‘Being responsible for our distribution channel and the availability of Lely Solutions, Service and Support worldwide, my highest aim is to make the Lely farmer a successful farmer. In an economic sense, but also from a sustainability and lifestyle point of view. In our route to the customer, we intensively cooperate with our global Lely Center network, to deliver an unmatched experience to farmers globally. The Lely Centers owned by Lely Group form an indispensable part of this, allowing Lely to track market trends, continuously improve the Lely Center concept as well as to test new innovative products and services. ’

André van Troost Vice President Customer Care

‘At Lely we want to constantly improve the farmer's peace of mind, servicing both farmers and his machines in every stage of the business to make the bright side of farming come true. We do so through a large variety of services such as for example Farm Management Support, Technical Service Support and a wide range of Consumables and spare part options. As VP Customer Care it is my responsibility to ensure we deliver optimum care for our customers worldwide.’

Marijke Jansen Vice President Human Resources & Organization

‘At Lely we have passionate people who have pride in what they do. We want to be an organization which cares for its people and where people feel they can grow. A great workplace in which everyone feels connected with Lely, its customer and its goals. At HR&O, we strive to make this happen; every day.’

Why Lely?

Farmers all over the world make choices about how they set up and run their farms. Every day, we help them make the best choices for themselves and their farms. We do this by providing advice and innovative solutions that contribute to efficient farm management. For sustainable milk and meat production and. Present and future.