Dr. Ing. Jacques Reiniers was appointed as the new chairman of the NIC (the Dutch Purchasing Center) on 1 February 2007. Reiniers was Professor of Purchasing Management at Nyenrode and was previously a director and partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers Management Consultants. Is now program director of EBS Business School in Germany. For the past eight years he was also an independent manager/consultant in the field of purchasing/logistics, project management and interim management.