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Meiny Prins Executive Chairman Priva Group, Hans Peters appointed as CEO Priva.

Priva lays the foundation for further growth with renewed top structure
Building Automation
07 June 2024

De Lier, June 6, 2024 – Priva has reinforced the continuity of its strategic direction with several top-level appointments. Following the formation of a new board for Priva in 2023, Meiny Prins will assume the role of Executive Chairman effective immediately. Together with CFO Thomas Lundell, she will form the Board of the Priva Group. Hans Peters, previously Vice President of Horticulture, has been appointed as the new CEO of Priva, taking over daily responsibilities from Meiny Prins.

Meiny Prins, Executive Chairman of Priva Group: “This year marks the 65th anniversary of Priva, and I am delighted to see that our family business has remained authentic and resilient throughout the years. Our mission and refined strategy are rock solid. We are ready for the next phase of growth. In my role as Executive Chairman, I will focus on the strategic investment portfolio, the Group's innovation agenda, and thought leadership. With the appointment of Hans Peters as CEO, we strengthen our leading position in Priva’s markets together with our customers and key partners.”

Hans Peters, CEO Priva: “"I am impressed by the intrinsic drive, sector knowledge, and expertise of my Priva colleagues worldwide where stewardship and sustainability are deeply woven into our DNA and culture at every level within the company. In my new role as CEO, I look forward to working with Meiny, Priva colleagues, and external partners to fulfill and exceed our customers' expectations as ‘The Experts’ Choice’ every day."

About Priva (Group):

The Priva Group includes the companies Priva, Vanbeek, bGrid, and Octiva. The activities of the 'thought leadership platform' the Sustainable Urban Delta also fall under the Group's umbrella. The Group focuses on strategic participations, corporate partnerships, and synergy. Additionally, the Group is involved in long-term vision, strategy progress, growth financing, investments, and shareholders.

Priva is a technology company that develops hardware, software, and data services in the field of climate control, energy savings, and optimal water (re)use. With over 550 colleagues, 17 local offices, and more than 450 international installation partners, Priva provides sustainable solutions and services in over 100 countries. Through its activities in Horticulture, Building Automation, and Indoor Growing, Priva aims to contribute to the cities of the future, where people can enjoy a healthy and sustainable working and living environment and have access to safe and nutritious food.