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Frank Roerink

Frank Roerink (1969) is currently CFO at Cabka NV (since 2023), an innovative circular manufacturer enabling the transformation of hard to recycle plastic waste into high-value innovative Reusable Transport Packaging, such as pallets, boxes and large container solutions. Cabka is listed at Euronext Amsterdam as of 1 March 2022.

Previously, Frank was CFO at Dwarfs (2021-2022), an aggregator in the e-commerce industry, and as CFO at PlantLab Groep BV (2020-2021), a company that specializes in technology for innovative urban farming, the sustainable food supply of the future. During the period 2007-2019, he was CFO at Avantium, a leading technology development company that develops novel technologies based on renewable carbon sources as an alternative to fossil- based chemicals and plastics. In 2017 he successfully completed Avantium’s IPO on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Brussels.

After obtaining his masters degree in Econometrics at the University of Amsterdam, Frank worked at Unilever (1994-2006) in various financial roles in Europe and North America. In his last years at Unilever HQ he worked in Treasury as Director International Funding and as Director in the Global Mergers & Acquisitions team in London.

He completed his post graduate RC at the University of Maastricht in 1998.

Frank served as treasurer of the Board of Wecycle Nederland (2019-2021), the foundation that coordinates all e-waste collection and recycling in the Netherlands.

Frank is appointed until July 2025, 2nd term.