Former VDL CEO Wim van der Leegte passed away on the night from Saturday to Sunday at the age of 76. His family reported this in a statement.
Transport company VDL was founded by Wim van der Leegte’s father. In 1972 Wim took over. He was president of the multibillion-dollar company for 44 years. His son Willem has been in charge of the company since 2016.
Van der Leegte died of natural causes at home in his hometown of Duizel.