Henk Bleker

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Henk Bleker
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State Secretary for Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation
In office
14 October 2010 – 5 November 2012
Prime Minister Mark Rutte
Preceded by Frank Heemskerk
Succeeded by Co Verdaas (as State Secretary for Economic Affairs)
Party Chair
Christian Democratic Appeal
In office
10 June 2010 – 14 October 2010
Leader Maxime Verhagen
Preceded by Peter van Heeswijk
Succeeded by Liesbeth Spies
Personal details
Born Hinderk Bleker
(1953-07-26) 26 July 1953 (age 61)
Onstwedde, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Christian Democratic Appeal
Residence Vlagtwedde, Netherlands
Alma mater Vrije Universiteit (MA)
University of Groningen (PhD)
Occupation Politician
Civil servant
Religion Protestant Church in the Netherlands
Website Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation

Hinderk "Henk" Bleker (born 26 July 1953 in Onstwedde) is a former Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). He was the State Secretary for Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation in the first Rutte cabinet, serving from 14 October 2010 to 5 November 2012. He previously served as the Party Chair of the CDA from 20 June 2010 until 14 October 2010.[1]

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