Ordina today announces that Caroline Princen will resign her position as chair of the Supervisory Board effective 1 January 2019. This decision relates to her appointment as CEO of the Nuts Groep as of that same date. Caroline Princen will remain a member of Ordina’s Supervisory Board.
The Supervisory Board has initiated a succession process and, following a nomination by the Ordina priority Share Foundation (Stichting Prioriteit Ordina Groep), intends to propose the appointment of Johan van Hall as a member of the Supervisory Board of Ordina N.V. to the General Meeting of Shareholders. To this end, the Board intends to convene an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on 30 October 2018. The Supervisory Board also intends to appoint Mr. Van Hall as chairman of the Supervisory Board effective 1 January 2019.
Up until 1 March 2018, Johan van Hall (Dutch, 1960) was vice chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Innovation & Technology Officer of Dutch bank ABN Amro. Mr. Van Hall was a member of the ABN Amro Executive Board from 2009 through to 1 March 2018. He is also a member of the advisory council of the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).
Pamela Boumeester, vice chair of the Supervisory Board and chair of the remuneration, nomination and HR committee: “The Supervisory Board is pleased that Caroline Princen will remain a member of the Board and we believe we have found an excellent new chair of the board in Johan van Hall. He is an experienced director and supervisory director and has experience and know-how in the field of innovation, operations and IT. The Supervisory Board will therefore be delighted to nominate him to the General Meeting of Shareholders.”
You will find more information on the proposed appointment in the agenda and convocation for the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 30 October 2018, which will be available via www.ordina.nl from 6 September 2018.