Leadership team expansion at Air Supplies: Robbert Bakker and Rob Leek step in for next phase of growth

From January 1st 2024 , Air Supplies has realized a dynamic reinforcement in the form of Robbert Bakker (ex CEO Knab Bank, ex CEO Kinly) and Rob Leek (ex founder/owner Minder.nl). Both men joined the company -which specializes in grow lighting and climate solutions for vertical farming, indoor and greenhouse horticulture- as co-owners. The addition of Rob and Robbert marks a new chapter for Air Supplies, a company that has been successfully run by founder Ronald van de Oudeweetering for over 15 years.

Air Supplies is known for its innovative products that are designed and produced in-house. These engineering masterpieces are appreciated worldwide, from Alaska to the Philippines, and have proven their success in the market. With a strong focus on continuous innovation, the company has built a solid reputation.

Rob Leek and Robbert Bakker bring a wide range of experience in general management, marketing & sales, finance and operations. These qualities complement Ronald van de Oudeweetering’s expertise, making the trio a powerful combination to guide Air Supplies into its next growth phase. Robbert, Rob and Ronald are therefore excited about the opportunities ahead.


‘We see Air Supplies as a very successful but also still somewhat hidden gem with enormous potential for further growth’

– Rob Leek


“We have worked intensively with Ronald and the rest of the team over the past five months, and it feels like a perfect match” says Rob Leek.

With the renewed and extended product portfolio for vertical farming, greenhouse and indoor markets Air Supplies is ready for significant growth. The new leadership team is confident that with their combined strengths, they can build on current successes and reach new heights.


‘We have a great click with Ronald and share the same vision for the future of Air Supplies’

– Robbert Bakker


“The innovations and passion within Air Supplies are a perfect basis and with our combined qualities we can serve our customers better and strongly expand our presence in the various marketssays Robbert Bakker.

With Rob Leek and Robbert Bakker on board, Air Supplies is taking an important step towards further professionalizing the company to better serve customers and add distribution opportunities. Based on the enthusiasm and energy that Ronald, Rob and Robbert bring it promises a bright future for Air Supplies and its customers worldwide.

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