Mark van de Camp is Rabobank's new manager of commercial and external affairs, starting July 1. "There is a need to strengthen our overall management," said General Director Theo de Rooij on the team's website, rabobank.nl. "Our goal is to be an international leading team. There are many ins and outs. Mark knows his way in the fields of cycling, sponsoring and media. Of course, it is an advantage that, like nobody else, he also knows his ways with our main sponsor Rabobank."
van de Camp, 39, has been responsible for the Rabobank Cycling Plan since 2002. Besides sponsoring the ProTour, Continental and cyclo-cross teams, the Cycling Plan supports the federations, cycling clubs, local cycling events and recreational cycling.
His new responsibilities for the ProTour team will include dealing with sponsors and focussing on "new possibilities in the fields of merchandising, charity and the new media."