Our team

We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to make the right coating connection. Do you want to join us? We update our jobs & internships page regularly.

Erik van der Schaaf

Erik van der Schaaf

Founder and Director

Erik is founder and director of Ayold. As board member he is actively involved in realizing the vision he has on coatings and the industry. Responsible for day to day operations and realizing the vision of Ayold, Erik’s over 20 years of coatings experience is the foundation of Ayold.

Vincent Walstra

Vincent Walstra

Director of Operations

Vincent started at a young age with his first company in 2010 in the web hosting industry and which he sold in 2013, the now 25 year old sold his second company Optiom in september 2015 and after a year being the responsible for innovation and online channels. Now resposible for all operations within Ayold.

Jitse Jan Bok

Jitse Jan Bok

Manager Finance

Jitse Jan is responsible for the financial supervision of Ayold. With over 20 years of experience in the financial and banking industry Jitse Jan is now providing Ayold with his experience.

Marieke Feenema

Marieke Feenema

Online marketeer & Office manager

Marieke joined our team in october 2016 and is a versatile content writer, graphic designer and online marketeer. As office manager Marieke also facilitates smooth running of the Ayold office and is responsible for organising all of the administrative activities.

Jasmin Seppänen

Jasmin Seppänen

Copywriter

Jasmin is an asset to our team since december 2016. She has a real talent for languages and English, Finnish, Swedish, German and Spanish are but a few of her repertoire. Jasmin knows to translate the most difficult coating information into an accessible article and effortlessly switches between different web domains.

Lillian Katje

Lillian Katje

Copywriter

From 2017 Lillian is an enthusiastic member of our team of copywriters. The English language holds no secrets for her, but she also writes Dutch (and Flemish) texts for our domains. As a newby in the coatingworld she knows exactly how she can make information about coatings understandable for everyone.

Feel free to contact us if you have a question regarding our coating opportunities and partnerships

Investors

As a privately held, well capitalized company, Ayold benefits from the strategic counsel and financial support of experienced business angels / investors.  Get in contact with us through out Contact Form or through e-mail (info@ayold.com) if you seek more information regarding investments in the Ayold agency & portfolio.

Leo Trading Holding

Hans Jorritsma Holding

Walstra Enterprise

Boks Beleggings Box

Our office in Leeuwarden

Founded in Leeuwarden and having a Frisian name, it makes sense to build an online company here

Ayold’s headquarters are located in the beautiful city of Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. The capital city of the northern province of Friesland has also inspired the name Ayold, which stands for “protector” and is a boy’s name. Our office is located in the city center and gives us an inspiring feel and view over Leeuwarden.