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Bruno Bruins

His Excellency
Bruno Bruins
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Bruno Bruins in 2006
Minister for Medical Care
Assumed office
26 October 2017
Prime Minister Mark Rutte
Preceded by Position established
State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science
In office
29 June 2006 – 22 February 2007
Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende
Preceded by Mark Rutte
Succeeded by Marja van Bijsterveldt
Sharon Dijksma
Mayor of Leidschendam-Voorburg
In office
22 February 2007 – 1 November 2007
Acting
Preceded by Michiel van Haersma Buma
Succeeded by Hans van der Sluijs
Personal details
Born Bruno Johannes Bruins
(1963-07-10) 10 July 1963 (age 55)
Arnhem, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Children 3 children
Residence Scheveningen, Netherlands
Alma mater University of Groningen
(Bachelor of Public Administration, Bachelor of Laws, Master of Public Administration, Master of Laws)
Occupation Politician · Civil servant · Corporate director · Nonprofit director

Bruno Johannes Bruins (born 10 July 1963) is a Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) serving as Minister for Medical Care in the Third Rutte cabinet since 26 October 2017.

Bruins previously served as State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science from 29 June 2006 until 22 February 2007 in the Cabinets Balkenende II and III. He served as Acting Mayor of Leidschendam-Voorburg from 22 February 2007 until 1 November 2007. He worked as a Corporate director for the public transport company Connexxion from 1 September 2008 until 1 August 2011 and was Chairman of the Employee Insurance association from 1 January 2012 until 26 October 2017. After the general election of 2017 he was appointed as Minister for Medical Care in the Third Rutte cabinet.[1]

References

  1. ^ (in Dutch) "UWV-voorzitter Bruno Bruins wordt minister voor Medische Zorg". NOS. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 5 April 2018. 

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Official
Political offices
Preceded by
Mark Rutte
State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science
2006–2007
Served alongside: Medy van der Laan (2006)
Succeeded by
Marja van Bijsterveldt
Sharon Dijksma
Preceded by
Michiel van Haersma Buma
Acting Mayor of Leidschendam-Voorburg
2007
Succeeded by
Hans van der Sluijs
New creation Minister for Medical Care
2017–
Incumbent
Business positions
Preceded by
Joop Linthorst
Chairman of the Employee Insurance association
2012–2017
Succeeded by
Fred Paling