Meet our team

Durk Haarsma - Director of Strategy & Business Development

Durk Haarsma - Director of Strategy & Business Development

Durk is director of strategy & business development and owner of Geomares. Responsible for the strategic course of Geomares, he works closely with his co-workers in sales, marketing and the editorial team to make sure that customers are getting the best out of smart campaigns. Durk has been working in business-to-business media for more than 20 years and is an avid follower of all developments in the sector. He is driven by a strong desire to make those trends work for Geomares’ clients. In his spare time, he enjoys dining out at good restaurants, attending live rock concerts or hiking or cycling in the woods.

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Meine van der Bijl - Financial Director

Meine van der Bijl - Financial DirectorMeine van der Bijl has been the financial director of Geomares BV since 2009 and is responsible for all aspects of the company’s finances, from processing the daily financial transactions to preparing periodical financial statements for the management team. In addition to this challenging job he is, among other things, also involved in human resource matters, logistics processes and IT-related developments at Geomares. Before joining Geomares, he worked in the accountancy business.

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Myrthe van der Schuit - Marketing Advisor GIM International & Hydro International

Myrthe van der Schuit - Marketer

As account manager for GIM International and Hydro International, it is Myrthe’s job to help technical suppliers with their marketing strategies throughout the year. No two days are the same for Myrthe as she is involved in all kinds of different activities to help our clients grow their business. Above all, she loves the client contact and the challenge of creating the best possible marketing plan for each of them. Myrthe enjoys taking a hands-on approach in her spare time too and is currently renovating her house. In fact, in her spare time Myrthe is a kind of construction worker, as she is busy renovating her house and is always looking for a new project.

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Wim van Wegen - Content Manager GIM International

Wim van Wegen - Content Manager GIM & Hydro International

Wim knows the hydrographic and the geomatics industries inside out. He makes sure GIM International, one of our worldwide leading media brands in the geospatial industry, respectively, bring readers the latest developments and most relevant stories. In his free time, Wim is also an avid football (or soccer...) fan and coach, making every effort to get the best out of his youth team. Wim is a real team player, both in sport and in the geomatics and hydrography business. Feel free to contact Wim to find out how to team up!

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Peter Tapken - Business Development Manager Geo-matching

Peter Tapken - Content Manager Geo-matching

As business development manager for Geo-matching, Peter is responsible for the website content, product development and online marketing of the Geo-matching platform. He has a background in marketing management, has several Google certifications and is working hard on expanding his knowledge of content marketing and online advertising. When he is not working for Geomares he enjoys running, football, craft beers and watching his young daughter grow up. Peter’s nickname at the office is ‘Wiki-Peter’ because he memorises an incredible amount of useless information. Ask him anything about Geo-matching, or throw him a bone with a fun fact of your own!

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Daniël Haanskorf - Content Manager Geo-matching

Daniƫl Haanskorf - Content Manager Geo-matching

Daniël has been interested in digital media since an early age thanks to his grandfather, who taught him how to use a digital camera when he was just 6 years old. The more he learned about photography and videography, the more interested he became. After leaving school, he decided to do a design-related degree, and he graduated as a media designer specialized in audiovisual design in 2014. Now, a few years later, he works at Geomares where he can combine his passions for drone technology and digital media as a content manager for Geo-matching. In his free time, Daniël enjoys photography and videography, writing music and building his own radio-controlled vehicles.

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Linda van der Lans - Traffic Manager

Linda is a hard worker who brings her energy and enthusiasm to every task she undertakes. She is dedicated to her role as Traffic Manager at Geomares and works tirelessly to ensure that projects for GIM International and Hydro International run smoothly and efficiently and clients are happy. Additionally, Linda is a devoted mother who always prioritizes her two sons. Her love for the great outdoors and mountains allows her to recharge and maintain her high level of performance at work. Linda is a true inspiration and her determination and zest for life are contagious.

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Sjors Kloosterman - Content Manager Products4Engineers

Sjors Kloosterman - Content Manager Products4Engineers

As a content manager at Geomares, Sjors is responsible for the Products4Engineers and Bouwproducten platform. Client contact is a key part of his role and he works closely with customers to ensure that they optimally utilise all the opportunities the platform has to offer. He is also responsible for web content and product development, which is helping him to expand his knowledge of online marketing. In his spare time, apart from watching his young daughter grow up, Sjors enjoys both playing and watching football, following the Formula 1 Grand Prix, good food in combination with a craft beer or high-quality wine, holidaying in Italy, and the occasional game on his PlayStation.

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Herman de Haan - Contentmanager Bouwproducten and Products4engineers

Herman de Haan

Before joining Geomares, Herman worked as an editor for a regional publishing company and as a communication professional for a leading recruitment agency. Thanks to his career background combined with his strong affinity with construction and engineering, he is the ideal content manager for Bouwproducten and Products4engineers. Outside of work, Herman spends much of his spare time doing DIY at his home in Sneek where he lives with his wife and two daughters. And when the weather is fine, he loves nothing better than a serious barbecuing session in the garden.

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