New MD for VDL Bus & Coach

Henk Coppens has been appointed as managing director at VDL Bus & Coach. He succeeds Rémi Henkemans who continues in his capacity as vice president, VDL Groep. Coppens has been chief operating officer of the buses and coaches division within VDL Group since 2015. Together with Marcel Jacobs, the current commercial director of VDL Bus & Coach, he has taken over Rémi Henkemans’ commercial responsibilities. 

Following 30 years’ experience in various CEO positions at Philips Lighting and Ducatt, Coppens joined VDL two years ago.