Norman Vanhaecke Takes Helm as Cradle Fund’s Group CEO

Norman Vanhaecke Takes Helm as Cradle Fund’s Group CEO

by November 30, 2023

Cradle Fund has announced the appointment of Norman Matthieu Vanhaecke as its new Group CEO, starting 23 November 2023, according to a report by Bernama.

Norman Matthieu Vanhaecke

Norman Matthieu Vanhaecke

Vanhaecke has been serving as the acting group CEO since 1 June 2022. He had joined Cradle Fund in 2020 as the head of finance and corporate services.

His professional experience includes roles in auditing at KPMG and various strategic, financial, and management positions in the petroleum industry and in multinational and governmental sectors.

Incorporated under the Ministry of Finance Malaysia (MOF), Cradle has funded over 1,000 early-stage Malaysian tech startups in over 20 years.

Datuk Yvonne Chia

Datuk Yvonne Chia

Datuk Yvonne Chia, Chairperson of Cradle Fund was quoted saying,

“With an encouraging background and track record, I am confident that Norman will lead Cradle towards the nation’s startup agenda and continue to have a positive impact on society, individuals and businesses, in line with the aspirations of Malaysia Madani,”