Henk van der Linden will officially become Head of LEA Division on 1 March. He has held this position on an interim basis for more than a year in addition to being Head of the ED.
In view of the major role ir. H.H. van der Linden played in realizing the current, modified organizational structure of the SRON location at Groningen and his current role in implementing this, it has been decided that he should be the Head of the LEA Division for the next two years. During this period, he will work for four days per week as Head of the LEA Division and for one day per week for the directorate on strategy and organizational development across SRON. After this two-year period, a permanent Head of the LEA Division should have been found.
The negotiations for the Head Engineering Division are still in progress. Meanwhile, Henk van der Linden shall continue to lead ED until a new head of division is appointed.