He will continue as a member of the board of directors of the Royal Hilverda Group and will be appointed as supervisory board member to Florist Holland.
During Eveleens’s administration, the company has grown from a gerbera nursery to an ibreeding company, serving a large international market, with the joint venture KF Bioplants as multiplication laboratory in India and a sales office in North America.
Royal Hilverda Group director Jan Hilverda said: "Florist Holland is well positioned for substantial growth, in which we acknowledge Eveleens’s large contribution, his vision and leadership skills and his commitment to excellence." said "Jan Eveleens has the Board’s appreciation and we are grateful for his many years of dedication to Florist Holland’s mission."
New managing director of Florist Holland is Melchior Moen, who has been with the company for 14 years.