Envipco | Senior Management Team

Senior Management Team

Simon Bolton (7)


A citizen of the United Kingdom, Simon joined Envipco in 2020 as CEO. Prior to joining Envipco, he was CEO International of Waterlogic, a UK company with a global reach, 2500 employees and USD 350 million revenue. Simon previously held senior management positions at General Electric, Invensys and other industrial/technology companies. Simon holds an MBA degree from IMD Lausanne, a MSc degree in Engineering Business Management from Warwick University (UK) and a BEng degree from Imperial College London.

Robert Lincoln (1)

President and COO

A citizen of the United States, Bob joined Envipco in 2010 as corporation president with leadership responsibility over the company's technology development initiatives, core business development, and new market activities. He currently also oversees global operations and production. Prior to joining Envipco, Bob was the president of another major reverse vending company. He is a native of Connecticut and began his career at Proctor & Gamble before being engaged in the recycling industry. Bob earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Lawrence University.

H.J.T. (Derk) Visser (7)

Group CFO

A citizen of The Netherlands, Derk is the Group CFO of Envipco, with more than 20 years of international financial leadership experience, in manufacturing and retail industries. Derk holds a master degree in Business Administration from the University of Maastricht, is a Registered Accountant (CPA equivalent, University of Maastricht) and Registered Controller (Free University of Amsterdam).

Dilraj Chawla (1)


A citizen of the United Kingdom, Raj is Chief Financial Officer of Envipco Group with over 25 years of finance and accounting experience in public practice, manufacturing and service industries. He oversees all accounting functions for Envipco and is responsible for Group reporting. He is an associate member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Raj earned a degree in accounting from Guru Nanak Dev University in India.

Fons Buurman (7)

VP Business Development Europe

A citizen of The Netherlands, Fons is the VP Business Development Europe, responsible for building out the organization in the greater European area. Prior to joining Envipco, Fons held Marketing, Sales and Business Development positions in international consumer packaging industry with Tetra Pak and WestRock and in Consumer Electronics with Philips. Fons holds a bachelor degree from the Haarlem Business School.

Michael Wellman (1)

President, Collection Services Division

A citizen of the United States, Mike is President of Container Collection Services at Envipco with more than 30 years experience in beverage container recycling and solid waste management. Before joining Envipco, he held several executive positions that include Region President for Waste Management Inc., COO of another major reverse vending company and COO for TransLoad America Inc. Mike did his undergraduate work at Wake Forest University and holds a Master's Degree in Political Science from Connecticut State University.

Terje Hanserud (2)

Chief Technology Officer

A citizen of Norway, Terje joined Envipco in 2014 with responsibility for the Group's R&D and Manufacturing activities. He came from a role as CEO of a startup company within sensor technology. For 14 years prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and CTO for another major reverse vending company. Terje has extensive experience from technology innovation and international business development in a variety of fields including miniature gas sensors, recycling machinery, computers and national deposit systems. Terje earned a M.Sc. in Electronics and Computer Science from the Norwegian University of Technology.

Yann Massy (3)

Managing Director France & Greece / Sr. Dir. Business Development Europe & Middle East

A citizen of France, Yann manages the business development for South East Europe, the Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa. He is also Managing Director of Envipco France and Envipco Hellas. Prior to joining Envipco, he was a Development Director at Sorepla for more than 10 years. Yann earned an Executive MBA from HEC Business School in France and holds a Master's Degree in Economy from La Sorbonne University in Paris, France.

Spencer Roberts (4)

Managing Director, UK

A citizen of the United Kingdom, Spencer joined Envipco early in 2019 with responsibility to establish the UK business. He brings extensive experience working in senior management roles within retail technology and has delivered multiple large capital projects and Services into most of the large UK Retailers. He also held global responsibility for Sales & Marketing within the Supply Chain & Logistics industry. Spencer holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Open University.

Lars Haglof (5)

Managing Director, Sweden

A citizen of Sweden, Lars joined Envipco in 2015 with responsibility to build the Nordic operations with a focus on Sweden. Prior to joining Envipco, Lars was CEO of a medical logistics company that he built into the market leader. He also has 20 years experience in leadership roles with other reverse vending companies in Sweden. Lars comes from an entrepreneurial background and has extensive experience in setting up and building new businesses.

Bogdan Purcherea (6)

Managing Director, Romania

A citizen of Romania, Bogdan joined Envipco as the Managing Director of Envipco Solutions Romania in 2019. Together with a local team, he setup all manufacturing processes in order to meet highest quality requirements needed in Envipco's mechanical parts. Bogdan has almost 20 years experience in retail as COO of a local retail chain managing 15 stores and over 400 employees as well as CEO in mechanical manufacturing companies with more than 100 employees. Bogdan completed his university studies at Faculty of Economic Studies and Law, West University Timisoara, Romania.

The business addresses of the members of our Senior Management are:
(1) Envipco - 99 Great Hill Road, Naugatuck, CT 06770 USA
(2) Envipco Automaten GmbH - Gartenkamp 120, 49492 Westerkappeln, Germany
(3) Envipco France SA - 29, rue Marcel Dassault, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France
(4) Envipco (UK) Ltd, Rosewell House, 2A Harvest Drive, Newbridge, Edinburgh, EH28 8QJ, Scotland
(5) Envipco Sweden AB, Räfstylla 51, 78194 Borlänge, Sweden
(6) Envipco Solutions S.R.L., Alexandru Ioan Cuza, 50A, Alba Iulia, 50A, 510193, Alba, Romania
(7) Envipco Holding NV, Van Asch van Wijckstraat 4, 3811 LP Amersfoort, the Netherlands