Althen Team

Get to know some of our team members

Dirk Schouten

Dirk Schouten

CEO Althen Group
Dirk is CEO of the BroadPorte Holding where Althen Sensors & Controls is a part of. Dirk has a sharp eye for business (opportunities), a highly remarkable set of social skills and believes that success is better if you share it together. One of his favorite quotes: “ Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”

Thijs Haselhoff

Thijs Haselhoff

Managing Director Althen bv & Althen Group
Thijs - although graduated at the TU Delft - has a strong sense for business. By moving into new niches or by introducing new sensor technologies, he is continuously looking to add value for industrial companies. With a strong focus on new and evolving markets such as renewable energy, aerospace, and robotics, Thijs is paving new ways for Althen’s future growth. Think big but act small.

Timo Hartmann

Managing Director Althen GmbH
Timo Hartmann has several years of experience in internationally active companies. Previously, he was Managing Director of Mirion Technologies (Canberra) GmbH in Rüsselsheim, where he was responsible for measurement technology for radioactive radiation, sales, service and projects. "My goal is the refocusing and development of Althen as well as the concentration on new market requirements".

Jacques Hebing

Jacques Hebing

Human Resources Director Althen Group
Jacques has a Master degree in effective communication. "People determine the success within the company, and effective communication between customers and colleagues is within his vision the key.” This vision is clearly reflected in the way he manages the Human Recources Department.

Mike Lindblom

Mike Lindblom

Sales Manager Scandinavia Althen AB
Mike has years of experience in developing customized MMI/HMI solutions for demanding and hazardous environments. His area of expertise is workplace ergonomics for joysticks applications, hand controllers, potentiometers and hall effect sensors. 

Robbert Blom

Robbert Blom

Technical Sales Engineer Althen BV 
With more than 20 years of experience in the sensor field, he is one of the highly experienced and all-round Technical Sales Engineers. He understands the customer's measurement challenge very quickly and provides them with a suitable sensor solution.

Martijn Luijkx

Technical Sales Engineer Althen BV
Martijn is responsible for the joysticks & position sensors product line and focuses mainly on large (international) customers. "As a Technical Sales Engineer I want to understand the needs of the customer, translate these needs into technical solutions and advise the customer on the best solution for their application."

Ramón Ream

Sales Manager Althen USA & Canada
Ramón (Ray) is responsible for sales, new business development and project management of turnkey measurement systems for North America and Canada.

Sylvio Puzzo

Sylvio Puzzo

Technical Sales Engineer Althen BV Sylvio joined the Althen team in 2012. Product development is one of his strengths. Together with one of our partners, he developed our Railway measurement systems. Optical sensors (laser and Fiber Optical) and Railway measurement solutions are his area of expertise.

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