|Birth Place||Gorinchem, Netherlands, Netherlands|
|Age||78 YEARS OLD|
|Title||Chairman, Damen Shipyards|
Damen Shipyards was established in 1927 in the Dutch town of Hardinxveld-Giessendam by brothers Jan and Marinus Damen. In 1969 Jan Damen's son, Kommer took over, since when the company has built over 5,000 vessels.