Wim Matthijssen started his career at HFG’s Heerema Zwijndrecht yard (then called Grootint) in 1975. After fulfilling a series of engineering and project management positions within Heerema Fabrication Group, Wim was appointed Managing Director of HFG’s yard Heerema Zwijndrecht in 1992.  In 2006 he also became Managing Director of Heerema Vlissingen with overall responsibility of the two Dutch fabrication facilities.

In October 2009 he was appointed Chief Operating Officer at Heerema Fabrication Group and became a Member of the Executive Board of Directors in January 2011. Wim is responsible for the Operations within HFG, which cover the fabrication facilities, production management and project management.

Wim graduated with a BSc in Civil Engineering at the Technical College in Tilburg.