Eersel (Noord-Brabant), March 2019 – Rens Schoenmakers (52) will start on 1 April 2019 as the new CEO of FYEO Medical, the eye clinic for refractive surgery (lens implants and laser eye surgery). He succeeds Paul Holtmann, the founder of FYEO Medical, who remains involved in the company as a consultant.
With more than 40 employees, FYEO Medical offers surgery to replace the glasses, such as laser eye surgery and implant lenses. FYEO Medical is the largest clinic for uninsured refractive surgery in the Netherlands.
In close cooperation with the shareholders, including founder Paul Holtmann and investor Committed Capital, Rens will realize the next step in the growth of the company, after FYEO Medical has developed since its foundation in 2002 into a clinic with a leading position in a growing market. Over the past year, Committed Capital has worked with Paul Holtmann to invest in the capacity and establishment of an experienced management team to increase the number of treatments and expand them internationally.
“I am very much looking forward to working for FYEO Medical, a company that has growth and customer focus in its DNA and has shown an impressive growth spurt in recent years. FYEO Medical is an ambitious company with a clear growth strategy and a proven revenue model. FYEO is therefore a logical choice for me.”
“I have enjoyed building this company over the past sixteen years and look forward to continuing to be involved as an external consultant. I am confident that Rens, with his expertise and the support of Committed Capital, will be successful in the next phase of the company’s development”.
Rens has twenty years of experience as a manager in the healthcare sector in both start-ups and medium-sized companies. Before that, he was CEO of Welzorg Nederland, a company that specialises in rehabilitation aids for the elderly and people with a disability. For more than ten years, he also managed the Mobility department of Handicare, a global company in the field of products and services for home care. Rens is a mentor and coach at YES! Delft and Rockstart.
About FYEO Medical
FYEO Medical, a fully equipped eye clinic for refractive surgery treatments (lens implants and laser eye surgery), was founded in 2002 by Paul Holtmann. FYEO Medical is based on three main pillars: honesty, comfort and the best result. FYEO Medical is now known as one of the most innovative clinics in the Benelux with fully equipped examination rooms, an OR for laser treatments with four different lasers and an OR for lens implants.