Derk Johan Haank is a Dutch businessperson who founded Doorakkeren BV and who has been at the helm of 10 different companies. Currently, Mr. Haank occupies the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board at TomTom NV, Chairman-Supervisory Board of TomTom International BV (a subsidiary of TomTom NV) and Chairman-Supervisory Board for Ebusco Holding NV. Mr. Haank is also on the board of 9 other companies.
Mr. Haank previously was Chairman of Dutch Publishers Association, Chief Executive Officer at Springer Nature, Chief Executive Officer of Misset Management BV, Chief Executive Officer for Elsevier BV, Co-Managing Director at Springer Nature Deutschland GmbH, Chief Executive Officer of Springer Science+Business Media LLC, Chief Executive Officer at Springer-Verlag GmbH and Research Manager at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
Mr. Haank received a graduate degree and an undergraduate degree from the University of Amsterdam.