Our Supervisory Board

[Click on the images below to read the biography of the respective Board member]

Our Supervisory Board – Antony Burgmans, Chairman (photo)

Antony Burgmans

(1947, Dutch)
Chairman
Initial appointment: 2006
Current term of office: 2014-2018

Former Chairman and CEO of Unilever N.V. and plc.;
Former Chairman of TNT Express N.V.;
Former Non-Executive Director BP plc.;
Member of the Supervisory Board of Jumbo Group Holding B.V.;
Member of the Supervisory Board of SHV Holdings N.V.

  • Member of the Remuneration Committee
  • Member of the Nomination Committee
Our Supervisory Board – Sari Baldauf (photo)

Sari Baldauf

(1955, Finnish)
Initial appointment: 2012
Current term of office 2016-2020

Former member of the Group Executive Board of Nokia Corporation;
Former non-executive Director of F-Secure Oyj;
Chairman of the Board of Fortum Oyj;
Supervisory Board member of Daimler AG and Deutsche Telekom

  • Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
  • Chairman of the Nomination Committee
Our Supervisory Board – Peggy Bruzelius (photo)

Peggy Bruzelius

(1949, Swedish)
Initial appointment: 2007
Current term of office: 2015-2019

Former CEO of ABB Financial Services;
Former Executive Vice-President of SEB;
Former non-executive Director Axfood A.B.;
Non-executive Director of Lundin Petroleum AB, Skandia Mutual Life Insurance and Diageo plc.;
Chairman of Lancelot Asset Management AB

  • Member of the Audit Committee
Our Supervisory Board – Byron E. Grote (photo)

Byron E. Grote

(1948, American and British)
Initial appointment: 2014
Current term of office: 2014-2018

Former non-executive Director of Unilever N.V. and plc.;
Former Board member BP plc.;
Non-executive Director of Anglo-American plc.;
Non-executive Director of Standard Chartered plc.;

  • Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee
Our Supervisory Board – Louis Hughes (photo)

Louis Hughes

(1949, American)
Initial appointment: 2006
Current term of office: 2014–2018

Former President and COO of Lockheed Martin;
Former Executive Vice-President of General Motors;
Chairman of InZeroSystems LLC;
Member of the Boards of Directors of ABB group and Nokia Corporation;
Executive Advisor of Wind Point Partners

  • Member of the Audit Committee
Our Supervisory Board – Pamela Kirby (photo)

Pamela Kirby

(1953, British)
Initial appointment: 2016
Current term of office: 2016-2020

Non-executive Director at Reckitt Benckiser plc.;
Non-executive Director at Hikma Pharmaceuticals plc.;
Non-executive Director at DCC plc.;
Senior Independent Director Victrex plc.

  • Member of the Nomination Committee
  • Member of the Remuneration Committee
Our Supervisory Board – Dick Sluimers (photo)

Dick Sluimers

(1953, Dutch)
Initial appointment: 2015
Current term of office: 2015-2019

Former CEO of APG Group; Member of the Supervisory Boards of Atradius N.V., NIBC Bank N.V. and Euronext N.V.;
Trustee of the Erasmus University Trust;
Member of the Board of Governors of the State Academy of Finance and Economics

  • Member of the Audit Committee
Our Supervisory Board – Ben Verwaayen (photo)

Ben Verwaayen

(1952, Dutch)
Initial appointment: 2012
Current term of office: 2012–2016

Former CEO Alcatel-Lucent; Former Chief Executive/Chairman of the Board’s Operating Committee of BT group;
Non-executive Director of Akamai Technologies Inc. and Bharti Airtel Ltd.;
Non-executive Director of Ofcom

  • Member of the Remuneration Committee
  • Member of the Nomination Committee