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international trade association executive

Maurits Willem Westerhuis, Dutch international trade association executive.

Background

Westerhuis, Maurits Willem was born on August 15, 1941 in Naarden, The Netherlands. Son of Eduard Jan and Pieternella (Okkerse) Westerhuis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1964. Postgraduate, American University, 1966. Postgraduate, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, 1969.

Career

Emigration officer Royal Netherlands Embassy, Washington, 1965-1966, Ottawa, 1966-1969. Foreign service trainee Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, The Netherlands, 1969-1970, development project officer The Netherlands, 1970-1971. Export manager Staalkvat B.V., Aalten, The Netherlands, 1971-1974.

Director public affairs The Netherlands Road Builders Association, The Hague, 1974-1986. Deputy director general International Road Federation, Geneva, 1986-1989, director general, since 1989.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, skiing, reading.

Connections

Married Eline Kunna Broos, December 29, 1967. Children: Alexandra M., Cathalina Electrical Engineer, Simone L.

father:
Eduard Jan Westerhuis

mother:
Pieternella (Okkerse) Westerhuis

spouse:
Eline Kunna Broos

children:
Alexandra M. Westerhuis

Cathalina Electrical Engineer Westerhuis

Simone L. Westerhuis