We welcome Jan Jaap Koelewijn to the Aito team as our newly appointed Chief Financial Officer.
Jan Jaap is a seasoned CFO who started his career at KPMG, where he worked as Audit Manager for 15 years conducting world-wide audits of large corporates including PolyGram and Azko Nobel. Jan Jaap was then appointed CFO at industrial production company, NN Netherlands, where he managed numerous financial and legal projects, including the company’s post-acquisition integration. In 2013, Jan Jaap joined start-up e-Traction Europe as CFO to head up the company’s finances up to its acquisition by Evergrande Health Industry Group.
Jan Jaap shared: “I enjoy contributing to projects that are built from the bottom up, and so I was intrigued by Aito as an innovative start-up with ambitious goals. The haptic touch industry is booming, set to be worth more than $25bn in the next five years. As CFO, contributing to a company’s financial success in such a huge market appeals to me and I have the expertise to achieve this at Aito.”
CEO of Aito, Nedko Ivanov comments: “Jan Jaap brings his extensive knowledge and vast experience to the Aito team at a pivotal time. Our plans to go to market in 2022 require a skilled and experienced CFO to lead the way with our finances and Jan Jaap is the perfect fit.”
Jan Jaap continues: “Working with a team of professionals – who, combined, have decades’ worth of expertise in their fields – makes me confident that Aito will achieve its goals. I believe Aito has a solution superior to others on the market, and I am excited to be a part of the company’s future success.”
Jan Jaap joins us following a host of company developments, including the appointment of Nedko Ivanov, and our most successful investment round to date, raising €4.1 million.