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6.1 The Supervisory Board


The Supervisory Board comprises of the following members:




Mr. A.J. (Ab) Pasman (1950)
Chairman

Mr. Pasman (Dutch nationality) was appointed to the Supervisory Board on 22 April 2010 and became chairman as of that date. Mr. Pasman was a member of the Board of Directors of Koninklijke Grolsch N.V. from 2003 to 2008 and was appointed chairman of said board in 2004. He is a member of the Supervisory Board at the following non-listed companies: Berenschot Holding B.V. and Westland Kaas Groep B.V. Mr. Pasman’s term of office runs until the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders due to be held in the spring of 2018.




Mr. J. (Jan) van den Belt (1946)
Deputy Chairman

Mr. Van den Belt (Dutch nationality) was appointed to the Supervisory Board on 20 April 2006. He was CFO and member of the Board of Directors of Océ N.V. until the end of October 2008. Mr. Van den Belt is a member of the Supervisory Boards of Groeneveld Groep B.V., Attero Holding N.V., N.V. Holmatro, the Advisory Board of the Bosal Council, as well as a member of the Executive Board of Stichting Ahold Continuïteit. In addition he is Council (substitute) at the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeals in Amsterdam. Mr. Van den Belt qualifies as the financial expert referred to in the best practice Article III.3.2 of the Dutch Corporate Governance Code. Mr. Van den Belt’s term of office runs until the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders due to be held in the spring of 2018.




Mr. P.B. (Peter) Ernsting (1958)

Mr. Ernsting (Dutch nationality) was appointed to the Supervisory Board at the General Meeting of Shareholders of 28 April 2011. Mr. Ernsting was appointed at the proposal of the Supervisory Board after a recommendation from the Central Works Council. As from June 2011, Mr. Ernsting is senior Vice President, Group Supply Chain, and member of the Executive Committee at Carlsberg. Mr. Ernsting previously held a number of management positions at Unilever N.V., both in the Netherlands and abroad. Mr. Ernsting’s term of office runs until the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders due to be held in the spring of 2019.

 

Mr. A. (Aad) Kuiper (1960)

Mr. Kuiper (Dutch nationality) was appointed to the Supervisory Board at the General Meeting of Shareholders of 25 April 2013. Mr. Kuiper is Vice President and President & CEO of Hunter Douglas EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and has worked at Hunter Douglas N.V. since 1997. Mr. Kuiper has worked in various management positions at Akzo Nobel between 1987 and 1997, both in the Netherlands and abroad. Mr. Kuiper was Chairman of the Advisory Board of Scheuten S.A.R.L. until end of 2014 and is a member of the Supervisory Board of Bonarius Holding B.V. and per 1 February 2015 chairman of the Supervisory Board of Infotheek International. Mr. Kuiper’s term of office runs until the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders due to held in the spring of 2017.