After working almost 12 years for Praxis and Maxeda DIY Group, Joost de Beijer has accepted a new challenge outside the organisation. In the last few years, Joost the Beijer, as Managing Director Praxis, has driven the integration of Formido into Praxis and substantially contributed to the introduction and roll out of Praxis City (formerly known as Praxis om de Hoek) and the online sales growth. From 1 January, Corine Duchenne will take on the role of Managing Director Praxis. Corine Duchenne has been with the company for almost 12 years. Initially in various Finance roles and the last 3.5 years as Group HR & Communication Director.
In addition, Frank Pruijn has decided, after 6 years in the role of Operations Director Praxis, to leave Praxis. Frits Voorhout will take on this role from 1 January. Frits Voorhout has lead Praxis stores in the past. Before he returned to Maxeda DIY Group for the Formido integration project, he gained further retail and management experience.