The fast-growing and high-tech defence company W5 Solutions listed on Nasdaq First North – has the ambition to move up a gear on their growth journey. To create the best conditions for a significant growth has appointed Siebren de Boer as Director of Corporate Development and M&A to intensify the acquisition strategy and accelerate its already strong growth. He has a solid experience in merger and acquisition processes and comes most recently from NEP Group, where he was the European CFO. Siebren de Boer takes office W5 Solutions on the 1st of November 2022.
Siebren de Boer has over 20 years of experience as a Finance Director and CFO from international companies such as NEP Group, Tech Data and Banctec, gaining valuable experience and has led several M&A’s and integration processes. In addition, Siebren has experience in raising equity and organizing finance and legal structures for several Start-ups and Scale-up companies. Siebren holds an MBA from the University of Groningen, Netherlands.
“Acquisitions are one of the key pillars of our growth strategy. Siebren’s expertise and experience will strengthen our growth journey as we expand our international presence and enter new markets. We warmly welcome Sieben as the newest member of the W5 Solution family,” says Daniel Hopstadius, CEO of W5 Solutions.
W5 Solutions develops, design, and delivers cutting-edge technology, advanced solutions and products that improve defence and civil protection with the aim of contributing to strong democracies. The customers are global companies and government agencies.
“I look forward to developing future market and product opportunities in a strong growth market. I see significant opportunities to create growth through further strategic acquisitions,” says Siebren de Boer, Director Corporate development and M&A at W5 Solutions.