Atlanta‘s Dutch chamber for trade and investment has named Bernard Vanderlande its new president.
The Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce for the Southeastern United States will be led by Mr. Vanderlande, who is the managing director of Tula International, an executive search and consulting firm focused on renewable energy and emerging technologies.
Started in 2010, Tula International helps businesses find skilled candidates in wind, solar, natural gas, biomass and other environmentally conscious industries.
Mr. Vanderlande has an undergraduate degree from Oglethorpe University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C.
The chamber works to promote business relationships between the Southeast and the Netherlands and helps Dutch companies advance their interests in the region.
On June 23, it will host a breakfast meeting with Tino Mantella, president of the Technology Association of Georgia.
Mr. Vanderlande will replace Richard Sheinis, a partner at the law firm Hall Booth Smith & Slover P.C. Mr. Sheinis restarted the chamber after a 10-year hiatus. He will continue to serve on its board.
For more information, visit www.naccse.org.