04 May 2015
On 4 May 2014, Mr Huub Rakhorst officially handed over his post as Managing Director of Urenco Nederland to Mr Ad Louter.
Mr Rakhorst, who turns 65 later this year, officially retires from Urenco as of June 1, 2015. His successor Mr Louter accepted his new role during a gathering with all employees at the Almelo plant. In his leaving speech, Mr Rakhorst expressed a warm thank you to the employees for their contribution to Urenco’s continued success. Mr Rakhorst has been with Urenco for 30 years, of which 12 years as a Director. During this time, Urenco Nederland saw a substantial increase in capacity growth.
Urenco is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products with sustainability at the core of its business. Operating in a pivotal area of the nuclear fuel supply chain for 50 years, Urenco facilitates zero carbon electricity generation for consumers around the world.
With its head office near London, UK, Urenco’s global presence ensures diversity and security of supply for customers through enrichment facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. Using centrifuge technology designed and developed by Urenco, and through the expertise of our people, the Urenco Group provides safe, cost effective and reliable services; operating within a framework of high environmental, social and governance standards, complementing international safeguards.
Urenco is committed to continued investment in the responsible management of nuclear materials; innovation activities with clear sustainability benefits, such as nuclear medicine, industrial efficiency and research; and nurturing the next generation of scientists and engineers.