Zeeland, Mich.-based Zeeland Lumber, part of the Zeeland Holdings group of companies, named Mike Dykstra as the new CEO, replacing Herk VandenBosch as part of an orderly transition.
Dykstra previously held the title of president.
In a letter to Zeeland customers, Zeeland chairperson Mary Tabin said: “Mike has demonstrated he can choose the right leaders and investments that are driving our long-run success. When we match these circumstances with the signs that the regional economy is starting to gain some momentum, we feel that the board and employee team need to turn their complete focus to the market opportunity."
The pro dealer’s transition is the culmination of two-year plan to allow VandenBosch to slowly exit from day-to-day duties and reduce working hours. VandenBosch will continue as a board member and also continue working as executive VP business development.
Zeeland Lumber was the 2006 Home Channel News Independent Pro Dealer of the Year.