Jaap Blokker

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Jaap Blokker after receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award during the ING Retail Jaarprijs Gala in Hilversum, November 2010

Jacob "Jaap" Blokker (5 February 1942 – 5 July 2011) was a Dutch businessman and executive.

Blokker was born in Amsterdam. From 1976 to 2010 he was general director of Blokker Holding, which operates a series of chain stores in various countries, the most well known in the Netherlands is Blokker.[1] He was also an outspoken critic of the euro and the effects of immigration and published his criticism in the Blokker Holding annual reports.[1]


Blokker died in Laren aged 69, after a long fight against cancer.[2][3]


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