WTS Energy Appoints New CEO: Jean Paul de Jong

WTS Energy is proud to announce the appointment of Jean Paul (JP) de Jong as new CEO, effective January 1, 2023.


THE HAGUE, NL – Jean Paul joined WTS Energy in July of 2022 and performed as COO for the company. Overlooking our 20 offices around the world from our main office in The Hague, he will now step in the shoes of our, now former, CEO Frederik Rengers.

An experienced business leader, Jean Paul is equipped with 15 years of experience in the Energy, Manpower/Recruitment and Consultancy sector. With a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, much of his experience has been spent managing global teams within Business Development and Operations.

Throughout these months, JP has showed an excellent and outstanding integration and dynamic with colleagues and clients alike. He established a name for himself within the company and became a vital part in the accomplishments, successes and milestones in such a short time.

Frederik Rengers, our CEO since 2011 will become Chairman of the Board of WTS Energy. Jean Paul (JP) de Jong will lead the company and will further build out WTS Energy globally and in the Energy Transition.

Jean Paul says:

‘’I am very thankful for the opportunity granted to me by Frederik Rengers and to take his place as the new CEO for WTS Energy. Even though I am taking over the role of CEO from Frederik, he and I will still work very closely as we have enjoyed over the last six months. I’m looking forward to the new challenge presented in my professional career as of January 1st, 2023. WTS Energy is a prominent international company with dedicated and passionate people working for us globally. Exciting to continue our journey together in the energy transition in 2023 and onward”.

Frederik Rengers, now Executive Member of the board, says the following:

“We all have the greatest confidence in Jean Paul, and we are sure he will take the business to the next level.  JP has phenomenal experience in building 100M+ businesses around the world and I am looking forward to working with JP in the future! The Energy Transition is certainly the business opportunity of a lifetime. With WTS Energy, our sister companies VSH Offshore and HiberHilo, and our offices network in Africa, The Middle East, The Americas and Europe, we are right in the middle of it. So, a lot to do and achieve together!”

Best of Luck, Jean Paul!

WTS Energy is a leading Global Manpower, Recruitment and Services company, supplying Engineering Services & Trainings to the Energy Industry. WTS Energy works in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas on projects ranging from Wind and Solar to Gas.

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