Weather service, Weather Solutions

Executive Committee

Non-Executive Chairman

A leading expert with over 40 years’ experience in the private weather industry, Harry Otten, was in 1986 founder and General Manager at Meteo Consult (later MeteoGroup, now DTN) before co-founding Weather Solutions in 2017.

Non-Executive Director Products

Maarten Noort, a product specialist in the B2B weather business, initiator of the road maintenance product in Europe, was director and member of the management team of Meteo Consult (later MeteoGroup, now DTN) before co-founding Weather Solutions in 2017.

Management Team

Chief Executive Officer

René de Vries was appointed CEO in March 2020. Over the years, René has held various international management positions in sales and business development for information and technology companies.

Head of Sales

Co-founder of Weather Solutions and head of sales since 2017. Simone has many years of sales experience, among other 12 years at MeteoGroup (now DTN) as head of sales of Transport, where she was the first to launch the road maintenance product in Germany.

Chief Technology Officer

Eric Terpstra was appointed Chief Technology Officer in November 2018. Eric has many years of experience in the weather industry, including 14 years at Meteo Consult (later MeteoGroup, now DTN) as head of the R&D team and member of the management team.

Head of Meteorology

Dipl.-Met. Jörg Riemann has been leading the forecasters team since 2017. Jörg has been active in weather forecasting for over 25 years, among others at MeteoGroup (now DTN).