Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 13, 2013

Interview with the SVP Finance and CFO: Belden Inc. (BDC)

Derksen, Hendrikus P.
Hendrikus P. Derksen is the Senior Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer of Belden Inc. He assumed the role as Chief Financial Officer at Belden on January 1, 2012. Mr. Derksen has held several positions since he joined the company in 2000, most recently as Vice President, Corporate Finance, from July 2011 to January 2012 and Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis starting in January 2010. He also served as Vice President, Finance, for the company’s EMEA Division for seven years. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Derksen was Vice President and Controller of Plukon Poultry, a food-processing company, and he also has five years of experience in public accounting with Price Waterhouse and Baker Tilly. Mr. Derksen has a M.A. in accounting from the University of Arnhem in the Netherlands and holds a doctoral degree in business economics, in addition to an Executive Master of Finance and Control from Tias Business School in the Netherlands. Profile
TWST: If you would, start out by introducing our readers to Belden with a brief history and an overview of the company today.

Mr. Derksen: Belden is in the business of helping customers