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Bruno Bruins


Bruno Bruin
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Bruno Bruins in 2006
Minister for Medical Care
Assumed office
26 October 2017
Prime MinisterMark Rutte
Preceded byOffice established
Mayor of Leidschendam-Voorburg
In office
22 February 2007 – 1 November 2007
Ad interim
Preceded byMichiel van Haersma Buma
Succeeded byHans van der Sluijs
State Secretary for Education,
Culture and Science
In office
29 June 2006 – 22 February 2007
Prime MinisterJan Peter Balkenende
Preceded byMark Rutte
Succeeded byMarja van Bijsterveldt
Sharon Dijksma
Personal details
Born
Bruno Johannes Bruins

(1963-07-10) 10 July 1963 (age 55)
Arnhem, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyPeople's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Children3 children
ResidenceScheveningen, Netherlands
Alma materUniversity of Groningen
(Bachelor of Public Administration, Bachelor of Laws, Master of Public Administration, Master of Laws)
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Corporate director · Nonprofit director
Website(in English) Minister for Medical Care

Bruno Johannes Bruins (born 10 July 1963) is a Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD). He is the Minister for Medical Care in the Cabinet Rutte III since 26 October 2017.[1]

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.

References

  1. ^ (in Dutch) "UWV-voorzitter Bruno Bruins wordt minister voor Medische Zorg". NOS. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 18 October 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
Mayor of Leidschendam-Voorburg
Ad interim

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