Board of Directors session with Pon Holdings

November 7, 2023

During this Vision Dinner Janus Smalbraak, CEO of Pon Holdings, will hold a presentation. More information will follow.

  • Small scaled peer session
  • Open dialogue by means of the Chatham House Rule

Janus Smalbraak, Pon Holdings

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Janus Smalbraak


Janus Smalbraak has been the CEO of Pon Holdings since 2010, after filling several other positions at the firm since 2001, such as COO and Director of Strategy and Development. Smalbraak is also Chair – Supervisory Board at IMCD NV, Chair of the Stedelijk Museum Fund and advisor at CVC.

Prior to joining Pon Holding, mr. Smalbraak was active at Van Ommeren Shipping Holdings and NeSBIC Group B.V. (Fortis).

He holds a law degree from the University of Amsterdam and obtained his MBA from the University of Bradford.

Pon Holdings

Pon is involved in mobility products, services, and solutions globally. They also offer hundreds of industry solutions. What started as a small-scale family business in 1895, became a successful trading firm and well-known automotive retailer, leading in many markets. For more than 125 years the company has moved people and goods.

Nowadays Pon is a company operating globally and in many markets. They are the number one car importer in the Netherlands, with a strong position in the States. They are also in the top 5 bicycle manufacturers and are well established in the world of marine solutions, excavation, energy supply, flow control (valves and circuit breakers) and industry services.

Pon moves millions of people, every day. As a mobility expert and market leader, Pon is a great sparring partner for customers and partners. Together we work on the development of sustainable and carbon-neutral solutions for the transport of people and goods. From electric bicycles to electric excavators. From connected-car-solutions to mobility service cards and green shipping


More information will follow soon.


Location: Pon Holdings Office, Amsterdam

17:30 | Start program (including presentation, discussion and a 3-course dinner)
20:30 | End of formal program, opportunity for informal networking


Executive board members: CEO’s, COO’s & CFO’s

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  • Participants have to meet the previously described target audience.
  • If applicable, our partners will be presented with every application.
  • During all our sessions, the Chatham House Rule applies. This means that the participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed. This means that no report, no photos and no recordings are made of the meeting. The presentation will also not be distributed to the participants afterwards.

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