Michelle Hooyboer-Winklaar

Michelle Hooyboer-Winklaar

Michelle Hooyboer-Winklaar
Minister of Economic Affairs, Social Affairs and Culture, Aruba

Michelle Hooyboer-Winklaar has over 18 years of North American and International Telecommunications experience, in Marketing & Communications, Product Management, and General Management; successfully managing multi-million dollar budgets to achieve financial and operational targets for multinational companies. She has used this business experience as a stepping stone to a new career as a Minister of Economic Affairs, Social Affairs and Cultural Affairs for the Government of Aruba. Michelle Hooyboer-Winklaar assumed office of the Minister in November 2009 and has begun the process of developing new Economic, Social and Cultural Policy to ensure sustainable development of the island of Aruba. Her main goals are to develop policy and programs that will seek to improve the position of those most vulnerable within the community, fortifying small and medium-sized businesses and exploring new investment and economic development for the island.


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