Account Managers Municipality of Emmen

Want to start a new business? Or do you have plans to expand your current company and to settle in Emmen? Or perhaps you are looking for a favourable location for your company. For these and any other questions you may have, please contact one of our account managers from the Economy Team. They will be able to advise and guide you.

Jan Deuten

Agriculture and horticulture, Rundedal/Waanderveld Business Park (Jan is temporarily unavailable)
E-mail: j.deuten@emmen.nl
Telephone: +31 6 15036736

Jan Deuten has been working as an account manager in the Economy Team of the Municipality of Emmen since 2002. Subjects that Jan focuses on are agriculture and horticulture, the entire outlying area and the available plots at the Waanderveld residential and work location. Jan is also a coordinator of the Zonneakkers Support Centre. He is actively involved in large-scale energy initiatives and a member of the Rundedal development vision task force.
Questions about the development or purchase of a plot? Arranging a company visit is easy!

Martin Fiddelaers

(Manufacturing) industry, HTSM, Transport and Logistics, Business park Pollux, Bargermeer, BPA37, Emmtec, De Tweeling-Oost, Waanderveld, Eigen Haard, Emmer-Compascuum, De Vierslagen Schoonebeek
E-mail: m.fiddelaers@emmen.nl
Telephone: +31 6 52490218

Martin Fiddelaers is the point of contact of the Municipality of Emmen for entrepreneurs in the manufacturing industry/HTSM (High-Tech Systems and Materials), transport & logistics, catering, retail and healthcare.
He assists entrepreneurs in the purchase of municipal plots at the business parks of Pollux, Bargermeer, Emmtec, business park A37 and De Tweeling. Martin can also offer support when you have questions about zoning plans, permits, recruiting staff and applying for subsidies. You can contact him with basic questions that can be answered quickly, as well as with more complex issues.
Martin benefits from a large network within the business community, education and the government sector. He will be happy to help you establish contacts with partners in your industry.
Making an appointment is easy!

Astrid Brinkman

(Manufacturing) industry, HTSM, retail, (plot sales) business parks: Pollux, Bargermeer, Business Park A37, De Tweeling, Waanderveld, Eigen Haard, Business Park Meerdijk (Astrid is temporarily unavailable)
E-mail: a.brinkman@emmen.nl
Telephone: +31 6 52091507

As a creative account manager, Astrid is strong in connecting and collaborating with entrepreneurs. With her fresh perspective, she looks at innovation and opportunities in the market, as well as possibilities, in conjunction with you. She can help you with, for example, expansion, finding a new location or establishing your company in Emmen.
Astrid is the point of contact for starting entrepreneurs, retail, the manufacturing industry/HTSM (High-Tech Systems and Materials), as well as for the various business parks within the Municipality of Emmen.
With her knowledge of real estate, zoning plans, permits and personnel recruitment, she can proactively help you with your (complex) questions. 

Harriët Hof

(Green) chemistry and circular economy, recreation and tourism
E-mail: h.hof@emmen.nl
Telephone: +31 6 46055808

Harriët’s focus as an Economy account manager is on (green) chemistry, the bio-based sector and circular economy, as well as recreation and tourism. Within these areas, she is the point of contact for entrepreneurs with any questions they may have. These can be questions about location plans and expansion plans, but also about making business operations more sustainable and innovative, or seeking collaboration with other partners.
Harriët draws from a large network, both within the business community and the education sector. She will be happy to help you establish contacts with partners in your industry, the chain and with institutions at a medium or higher level of vocational education or university level.

Michel Veenma

National and international acquisition of companies that want to set up a (secondary) branch in Emmen
E-mail: m.veenma@emmen.nl
Telephone: +31 6 103 277 40

As a strategic canvasser, Michel is involved in national and international acquisitions of companies that want to set up a (secondary) branch in Emmen. He is also the first point of contact for companies in Emmen with a parent company abroad.
He brings Emmen to the attention of companies as an attractive business location. And he ensures that companies from outside the region start working together with the Emmen business community. In all cases, it is about boosting the economy and creating jobs in Emmen.
Please contact Michel if you want to know more about the business climate in Emmen and opportunities in HTSM, green chemistry or logistics, among other things. He applies an enthusiastic approach in aligning your wishes and ambitions with the possibilities in Emmen. His dedication and the deployment of his network ensure that you can make a comfortable landing and flying start from Emmen.

Maralda Schoemakers

Retail, healthcare, catering, central vision, (plot sales) business park Meerdijk
E-mail: m.schoemakers@emmen.nl
Telephone: +31 6 27 22 41 08

Maralda is the point of contact of the Municipality of Emmen for entrepreneurs in the retail trade, healthcare, catering and central vision. She assists entrepreneurs in the purchase of municipal plots at business park De Meerdijk. You can contact her with basic questions that can be answered quickly, as well as with more complex issues.
Making an appointment is easy!