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Hilco Kivits appointed as Managing Director of Tilburg Law School

Published: 19th December 2022 Last updated: 20th December 2022

Hilco Kivits will be the new Managing Director of Tilburg Law School as of February 1, 2023. He succeeds Anja Opdebeeck, who was obliged to stop some time ago for health reasons.

Hilco Kivits has been active in financial management positions in the education and healthcare sectors for many years now. He worked for De OnderwijsGroep Tilburg, healthcare organization De Riethorst Stromenland, St. Elisabeth hospital, among other organizations, and before that for PriceWaterhouseCoopers Accountants. Since November 1, 2022, Hilco Kivits has worked as a controller at TLS. Kivits is a Tilburg University alumnus: he studied Business Economics and Accountancy and then trained as a chartered accountant.

Hilco Kivits

Hilco Kivits

Geert Vervaeke, Dean of Tilburg Law School: “The School Board is very pleased with the appointment of Hilco Kivits as TLS’ new Managing Director as of February 1. Hilco has a strong background in finance and also contributes policy ideas. He asks pertinent questions, looks out for his colleagues, and, with his connective strengths, also knows how to motivate them to go it together. I have great confidence in our collaboration and wish him every success.”