ARNHEM, The Netherlands, January 21 /PRNewswire/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design and engineering company, today announced that Mark Zellenrath (46) has been appointed to the position of Director Corporate Communications for ARCADIS. In this new position he will work on enhancing the name awareness of the ARCADIS brand. A core point will be the further professionalisation and internationalisation of the communications function at corporate level and in the global operating companies of the firm. In addition, ARCADIS wants to be a source of record and knowledge centre for media on important topics like climate change, water management, mobility, environment, sustainability, as well as developments in architecture and the build environment. Mark Zellenrath will direct these activities and in his role will report directly to Harrie Noy, CEO of ARCADIS.

Mark Zellenrath comes from UPC Nederland where he was Vice-President Communications and Public Policy. Before joining UPC, he held communications and public affairs functions in TPG and KPN.

ARCADIS is an international company providing consultancy, engineering and management services in infrastructure, environment and facilities, to enhance mobility, sustainability and quality of life. ARCADIS develops, designs, implements, maintains and operates projects for companies and governments. With more than 12,000 employees and over EUR1.5 billion in gross revenue, the company has an extensive international network that is supported by strong local market positions. Visit us on the internet:

Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this release are forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the company's actual results in future periods to differ materially from forecasted results. Those risks include, among others, risks associated with possible changes in environmental legislation and risks with regard to the Company's ability to acquire and execute projects. These and other risks are described in ARCADIS' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission over the last 12 months, copies of which will be available from the SEC or may be obtained upon request from the Company.


For more information contact: Mark Zellenrath, ARCADIS NV, phone: +31-26-3778292; mobile: +31-6-50736265; e-mail: