Our Supervisory Board

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Nils Smedegaard Andersen, Chairman (photo)

Nils Smedegaard Andersen

(1958, DK) Chairman
Initial appointment: 2018
Term of office: 2018-2022

Chair of the Board of Directors of Unilever plc.; Former non-executive Director of BP plc.; Former CEO of A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S; Former CEO and President of Carlsberg A/S.

Our Supervisory Board – Byron Grote (photo)

Byron Grote

(1948, US and UK) Vice-Chairman
Initial appointment: 2014
Term of office: 2018-2022

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

Our Supervisory Board – Pamela Kirby (photo)

Pamela Kirby

(1953, UK)
Initial appointment: 2016
Term of office: 2020-2024

Non-executive Director at Reckitt Benckiser plc., Hikma Pharmaceuticals plc. and DCC plc.; Former Senior Independent Director at Victrex plc.; Former CEO of Quintiles Transnational Corp.; Former senior executive at Astra Zeneca plc. and F. Hoffman-La Roche.

Our Supervisory Board – Jolanda Poots-Bijl (photo)

Jolanda Poots-Bijl

(1969, NL)
Initial appointment: 2019
Term of office: 2019-2023

CFO of Royal van Oord; Member of the Supervisory Board of Pon Holdings B.V.; Former member of the Supervisory Boards of N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie and Blokker Holding B.V.

Our Supervisory Board – Dick Sluimers (photo)

Dick Sluimers

(1953, NL)
Initial appointment: 2015
Term of office: 2019-2023

Chair of the Supervisory Boards of NIBC Bank N.V. and Euronext N.V.; Member of the Board of Directors of FWD Group Limited; Trustee of the Erasmus Uni-versity Trust; Member of the Board of Governors of the State Academy of Finance and Econo- mics; Senior Advisor Bank of America Europe DAC; Former CEO of APG Group N.V.; Former member of the Supervisory Board of Atradius N.V.

Our Supervisory Board – Patrick Thomas (photo)

Patrick Thomas

(1957, UK)
Initial appointment: 2017
Term of office: 2021-2025

Chair of Johnson Matthey plc.; Member of the Supervisory Board of Covestro A.G.; Former Chair and CEO of Bayer Material Science A.G.; Former non-executive Director of BG Group plc. and Aliaxis S.A.; Former President of Specialties, Huntsman International LLC; Former CEO at Polyurethanes division of ICI plc.