The Supervisory Board of Codarts Rotterdam has appointed Renate Eringa as interim chair of the Executive Board. The appointment is in effect as per 1 October 2022. Eringa succeeds Wilma Franchimon, who has resigned from her position after an administrative period of eight years.
Renate Eringa has been appointed for a period of one year up to and including September 2023. The Supervisory Board searched for a candidate with ample experience in art education. In addition to bearing the administrative responsibility she will also be responsible for continuing the intended merge with the Willem de Kooning academy in connection with the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and the Erasmus University.
The Supervisory Board
“After having interviewed several candidates the Supervisory Board is very pleased that Renate Eringa is prepared to take on the role of interim chair at such short notice. Renate has ample experience as interim manager, recently as chair of the Dutch Media Authority. In addition, she has experience in interim roles in art education as chair of the Executive Board of ArtEZ and as director of the Dutch Film Academy (Amsterdam University for the Arts).The Supervisory Board is convinced that Renate is a good match with Codarts, in view of her expertise, experience, and enthusiasm.”