June 05, 2018

Hann Verheijen appointed new Managing Director of Cordaid Investment Management

Social investor Cordaid Investment Management today announced that it has welcomed Hann Verheijen as its new Managing Director as of June 2018. For the majority of his career, Hann has worked in leadership positions at sustainable financial institutions.

Hann Verhejjen

Hann joins Cordaid Investment Management (CIM) from Oikocredit, a worldwide cooperative and social investor , where he was a member of the Managing Board and Credit Director. From 2012 to 2016, Hann was Managing Director at Oikocredit Netherlands. Prior to Oikocredit, Hann held various senior positions at Triodos Bank, one of the world’s leading sustainable banks.

“I share CIM’s belief that providing access to inclusive finance enhances human dignity”, said Hann. “CIM and its people have been doing outstanding work to improve the quality of life of so many low-income people in the past years. There is perfect base to build on, scale up and strengthen our position as a catalyst in development finance.”


“We are very proud and happy to welcome Hann on board as Managing Director of CIM. The right man at the right time. With his extensive experience and track record, Hann is perfectly equipped to further expand outreach and impact, especially in fragile areas that are currently underserved in development finance. Godspeed Hann!”, said Cordaid CEO Kees Zevenbergen. “Cordaid also expresses thanks and appreciation to Laure Wessemius-Chibrac, outgoing Managing Director of CIM, for the work done during the last 5 years. Laure has been instrumental in the recent qualitative growth of CIM. She will remain working at CIM until the end of June to ensure a smooth transition in cooperation with Hann".

About Cordaid Investment Management

CIM is a fund manager registered at the Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) and a subsidiary of the Cordaid Foundation. It combines the unique ability to finance partners with grants, equity and  debt instruments in selected fragile countries across three continents. CIM has EUR 65 million of assets under management, predominantly in microfinance institutions (MFIs) and small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Over 70 investees are being served worldwide.

For more information, please contact Romy Miyashiro romymiyashiro@cordaid.org +31 644318114

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