Who we are
We're small team with great enthusiasm. We're proud to introduce you to our dedicated people.
Ton van Schie (co-owner, publisher)
Ton van Schie grew up on a dairy farm and studied animal science at Wageningen University. After his studies, he worked in agricultural education and as an agricultural journalist. He had the ideal background to start working at Roodbont Publishers B.V. in 1999. He has been one of the company’s owners since 2010 and is mainly responsible for content production. He is the hub in the network of authors, reviewers, illustrators, graphic designers, and translators with only one goal: to make agricultural knowledge accessible to a large audience. You can contact Ton via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Janneke Janssens (co-owner, business developer)
Janneke Janssens is active in the agricultural publishing sector for over 20 years now, with a lot of experience and history in pig farming. As co-owner of Roodbont Publishers since 2019, she has final responsibility for business development, marketing and sales. As a teachers couple's daughter, she was raised with the importance of good education to develop people. That's why she gives special attention to the development of (online) knowledge transfer and (online) learning opportunities within global agriculture. If you have any questions, tips or opportunities for cooperation, please contact Janneke at email@example.com.
Annemarie Weijland (account manager)
At Roodbont Publishers, Annemarie Weijland is responsible for sales across the globe. Annemarie has extensive experience in international agriculture and the world of publishing. Drawing on this experience, she will be happy to help you with any questions about using our content to the benefit of your customers, employees or projects. You can contact Annemarie via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Irina Yalikova (sales support)
Irina Yalikova supports the business development and sales team. She keeps an eye on webshop orders and deliveries and handles customer service. Irina was born in Russia, which is a great advantage when we are doing business with our Russian customers and partners. Her legal backgrond is also very helpful on the contracting side. If you have any questions regarding your online order, please contact Irina: email@example.com.
Christel Lubbers (publishing coordinator)
Christel Lubbers is multi-talented when it comes to publishing high-quality content. She has extensive experience in all facets of project coordination. She is tasked with publishing and distributing Signals content at the right time to the right people. Christel coordinates the production process of books and manages the Signals e-learning platform. Please contact Christel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Evelien Groot Wassink (publishing coordinator)
Evelien Groot Wassink has an educational background and is mainly responsible for content coordination of custom e-learning projects for educational institutes and international projects. But she can easily switch to coordinating a book project if nescessary! Besides her work at Roodbont, Evelien runs a dairy farm with her husband. Her practical insights really add value to our dairy projects. Please contact Evelien at email@example.com.
Tess Klifman (learning & development specialist)
Tess Klifman is our Learning & Development specialist. She has great knowledge of ways to educate people and knows how to implement a variety of tools to achieve the best learning goals. Within the team, Tess is responsible for developing our Signals e-learning courses. Besides educational knowledge, she also has skills in applying the right (online) techniques to build and facilitate online learning tools. Contact Tess at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Janet Vrielink (administrator)
Janet Vrielink is our centipede when it comes to all administrative work. And given the fact we operate in more than 50 countries accross the globe, that's a challenging job! Janet is responsible for invoicing, bookkeeping and other financial administration tasks. She's the accurate administrative link between management, production and sales. For any questions regarding your invoice, please contact Janet at email@example.com.