Theo HoenBoard Member
Theo Hoen graduated at the Technical University of Eindhoven, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (1984). He started his career at TNO-Delft at the Institute for Injury Prevention. Equipped with a full scale crash laboratory and a computer simulation package, this institute conducts research for the automotive industry concerning crash safety of cars.
In 1986, he moved to Stork PMT, where he had several jobs in production starting in the manufacturing engineering and ending as production manager. Stork PMT develops and delivers equipment for Poultry Processing plants. He became Technical Director in 1992. In this function he was responsible for the engineering, research and development activities of Stork Poultry Processing. Since December 2001 he became also General Manager of Stork Further Processing. In 2002 Theo took over as managing director of Stork Food Systems. In 2009 Theo was asked to become the CEO of Marel. Since 1st April 2014 he changed his job and joined the privately owned company Vencomatic. Vencomatic is a company which delivers farming equipment for layers and broilers. His whole career Theo has been working in the meat market and more specifically in the Poultry market. Theo is also member of the advisory board of the Technical Highschool in Venlo and was for eight years member of the advisory board of the Eurotier exhibition. Theo joined the POSS Advisory Board in 2013.