Parlevliet & Van der Plas is the largest fisheries company in Europe, with subsidiaries such as Ouwehand and Heiploeg. The family business has made substantial acquisitions in recent years. This has required a new platform for consolidation, in which local models can also be created.
“Since 2014 we have made a number of acquisitions, and as a result our old reporting system was no longer adequate, given the size of the group,” says Huig Ouwehand, controller at Parlevliet & Van der Plas. “Things went very fast, especially with the acquisition of Heiploeg.” in recent years, the family business has acquired not only Heiploeg but also the german fish processing company deutsche See and CFTO, France’s largest tuna fisheries business.
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