IN 1971 HEINEKEN PRODUCED
JAN VAN ROSSEM, Deputy Director of Production
of all Heineken breweries in the Netherlands, has been
with Heineken 18 years.
Upon completing elementary studies in his hometown,
Delft, Mr. van Rossem attended Wageningen University
in Holland and received a Masters Degree in Agri
culture. Later he took a one-year postgraduate course
in the United States, at the University of Wisconsin in
Prior to joining Heineken in 1954, Mr. van Rossem
worked for the Netherlands Department of Agriculture.
Now based in Rotterdam, he also resides there with
his wife and their three boys, aged 13, 12 and 10.
ANTHONY TEN BRUGGEN CATE is Brewery Manager
for Heineken in 's-Hertogenbosch, the largest brewing
plant in the Netherlands. He started working for the
company in February 1959 as a Technical Manager in
Lagos. After 4y2 years in Nigeria, he returned to
Holland in 1963 and was appointed to the position he
Born in Hong Kong, Mr. ten Bruggen Cate moved
to Indonesia in 1936. While there, he lived in Djakarta
and in Bandung. After internment during World War II,
he returned to Holland in 1946 to continue his education.
In 1959 Mr. ten Brugge Cate graduated from Delft
University with a Master's Degree in Chemistry. Then
he served as an officer in the Royal Netherlands Navy
for 21 months. Now he and his wife live in 's-Hertogen-
bosch with their three children a girl, 14, and two
boys, 11 and 9 years old.
WIM SCHIPPER has held the time honoured title of
Brewmaster for the past three years and is in charge
of one of our two breweries in Amsterdam.
After completing his basic studies, Mr. Schipper atten
ded Wageningen University and graduated with a Mas
ter's Degree in Agriculture.
In 1964' he started working for Amstel as Production
Manager. After Amstel merged with Heineken, Mr.
Schipper was appointed to his present position. Pre
viously Mr. Schipper had been employed in the sugar
industry in Indonesia, and in a chocolate factory in
Holland. He lives in Weesp with his wife and three
daughters aged 15, 11 and 8.
CHEF ANNEGARN, Chief of the Purchasing Depart
ment. has been with Heineken 25 years. A native ol
the Netherlands, he was educated in his homeland and
in England at St. Aloysius College in London and
St. John's College in Leeds, Yorkshire.
Then Mr. Annegarn went to the Far East where he
worked in the tobacco trade and with an automobile
company. In 1938 he moved to Indonesia and was
employed by a broker who exported rice, coffee and
A prisoner of war from 1942 to 1945, Mr. Annegarn
returned to Holland afterwards, and was hired by Heine
ken in 1947. Now in charge of purchasing raw materials
and packaging, he is based in Rotterdam and resides
there with his wife and their three sons, aged 17, 19
BERNARD MENSE, in charge of short-term production
planning, is a 101 Rotterdammer. He was born,
raised, educated, and has always worked in that
dynamic city where the Rhine River meets the North
Sea. Naturally, he also lives in Rotterdam, along
with his wife and two children a 10-year-old
daughter and seven-year-old son.
After graduating from the Institute of Business
Administration in his hometown, Mr. Mense worked
with a local company of auditors for five years. His
career with Heineken began 13 years ago, in 1959. Now
he specializes in logistics and coordinates supplies
EGBERT GRAVESTEliN, Manager of Heineken's
Packaging Research Department, was born and raised
in Amsterdam. After graduating from the Technical
School in Amsterdam, his first job was with Bruynzeel,
a large Dutch manufacturing company specializing in
In 1958, after five years with Bruynzeel, Mr. Grave-
steijn was employed in the technical department of
the Amstel Brewery. Now he is Manager of Heineken's
research department and handles packaging, shipping,
market development, etc.
Based in Rotterdam, Mr. Gravesteijn and his wife live
in Abcoude. They have a boy of three and a 6-year-old
JOHN BURGER, Transport Manager, has been a
Rotterdammer all his lite. Born and educated in that
bustling port city, he still lives and works there.
After graduating from school, he studied French and
English. Later Mr. Burger concentrated on obtaining
a degree in German. With that accomplishment behind
him, he took courses in freight forwarding and ex
An employee of Heineken for over 25 years, Mr.
Burger is married and the father of three a girl
of 19, and two boys who are 22 and 14 years of age.
HAN KLARENBEEK, Secretary of the Export Committee,
was born and educated in Nijmegen, Holland, near
the German border.
Arter majoring in languages, Mr. Klarenbeek worked
as an assistant to the director of a textile exporting
tirm before joining Heineken two years ago. Married
in 1965, he and his wife live in Bussum.
DIRK LEEGSTRA, Export Department. A native of Am
sterdam, he went to school there and completed his
education in Bussum, southeast of the capital.
Following graduation Mr. Leegstra was employed as
Manager or the Curagao Trading Company in the
Caribbean. While there he was in frequent contact
with Heineken; his firm was the agent for our beer
In 1958 Mr. Leegstra returned to Holland to work for
Heineken on a regular basis. He now lives in Amstel
veen, a suburb of Amsterdam, with his wife and
JAN SIEP, Export Department.
He studied economics and statistics in Rotterdam, his
birthplace. In 1968, Mr. Siep took a postgraduate
course in the United States, at Harvard University's
International Marketing Institute.
From 1946 to 1958 Mr. Siep worked in the former
Belgian Congo now Zaire with two large, inter
national trading organizations.
When he joined the brewery 13 years ago, Mr. Siep
was first employed as manager of the on-premises
trade in the domestic market. He joined the Export
Group in 1968. With their two daughters, he and his
wife live in Naarden.
ROBERT VAN DUURSEN, Export Department. Born in
Indonesia, he left there at the age of 16, after a period
of internment during World War II.
After completing his education in The Hague, Mr. van
Duursen served as an officer in the Netherlands
Cavalry for two years. Then he attended Nottingham
University (England) for one year. While there he met
his British-born wife. They are parents of two boys.
From 1955 to 1960 Mr. van Duursen was with Shell
and worked in the Middle East, Singapore and Malaya.
Employed by Heineken in 1962, he worked in the duty
free and military areas before taking up his present
ANDREW HOOGEWEEGEN, Export Department, was
born in Rotterdam, went to school in Utrecht, and
graduated from Leyden University with a Master's
Degree in Law. Before graduating, in 1962, he served
as an officer in the Netherlands Cavalry from 1956 to
'58 and was stationed in Germany.
A Junior Export Assistant when he came to the
company ten years ago, Mr. Hoogeweegen became
a Senior Assistant in the Export Department two years
Since being promoted to his present position, Mr.
Floogeweegen has travelled extensively and become a
man of all seasons. His work takes him as far north as
Iceland one week, and directly south to the Seychelles
Islands in the Indian Ocean, the next. He lives in
Ouderkerk, Holland, with his wife and two daughters
aged three and four.
5,778 million hectolitres of Deer in our four Netherlands breweries (equal to approximately
4,331 million U.S. barrels or 3.105 million U.K. barrels). This could fill 722 average size
swimming pools each containing 8,000 hectolitres.
371 million botles if placed side by side in a straight line, they would equal more than
four times the distance between New York City and San Francisco, California (20,776 kilo
metres or 12,909 miles).
1,196 million bottle caps which would cover an area equivalent to over 5,000 tennis
courts (1,131,900 sq. meters of 1,353,741 sq. yards).
17,625 million cartons with a total volume of 352,500 cubic metres which could form
a 60 cm (two-ft) wide path from Amsterdam to Moscow or Athens.
ANTHONY TEN BRUGGEN CATE
ROBERT VAN DUURSEN