Board of Management

André van Troost CEO

‘A sustainable, profitable and enjoyable future for dairy farming, for current and future generations. That is what we at Lely have been working on for decades. With innovative solutions that have really changed the sector worldwide. Together with my colleagues from the Executive Board, we determine the course of our great company. As CEO, I am also personally responsible for Business Development and Marketing.’

Ronald Eikelenboom Chief Financial Officer

‘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 Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

‘To make farmers lives around the world enjoyable, 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 Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)

‘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.’

Marijke Jansen Chief Services Officer (CSO)

‘At Lely, we have passionate people who are proud of what they do. Working at Lely means working at an ambitious international family owned business, where we constantly try to improve the 'peace of mind' of the dairy farmer. As Chief Services Officer (CSO), my team and I support our dairy farmers worldwide with a wide variety of services for managing their business and maintaining their machines, and a wide range of consumables and machine parts. We are convinced that we can only let our customers grow if we also let our own people grow. We do this by creating a great place to work, where everyone feels connected to our mission and our customers. Every day of the year.’

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. Present and future.