Members of the Supervisory Board

Supervisory Board members as announced at AGM April 11, 2018

F.G.H. Deckers (Chairman)

Dutch, 1950
Function: Chairman

Positions:

  • Chairman of the Appointment and Remuneration Committee dealing with selection and appointment matters
  • Member of the Appointment and Remuneration Committee dealing with remuneration matters
  • Member of the Technical and Commercial Committee
  • First appointed in 2008, expiry current term in 2020
  • Former CEO of F. Van Lanschot Bankiers N.V.

Other Mandates:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deloitte Nederland B.V; Member of the Supervisory Board of Deloitte  North West Europe LLP; Member of the Independent Non-Exec Advisory Committee to Deloitte Global Board
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Arklow Shipping (Ireland) and subsidiaries
  • Senior Advisor to Apollo (“AICE”)
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Vlerick Business School and of Vlerick Research, Belgium
  • Member of the foundation board of the Stichting Administratiekantoor Professor Vlerick
  • Member of the foundation board of the Stichting Amici Almae Matris (related to Leuven University)
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Springpaarden Fonds Nederland B.V.
  • Advisor to F. Van Lanschot Bankiers N.V.

T.M.E. Ehret (Vice-Chairman)

French, 1952
Function: Vice Chairman

Positions:

  • Chairman of the Technical and Commercial Committee
  • First appointed in 2008, expiry current term in 2020
  • Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Acergy S.A.

Other Mandates:

  • Non-Executive Director of Comex S.A.
  • Non-Executive Director of Green Holdings Corporation
  • Non-Executive Director of ISMKomix Ltd
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Ace Innovation Holding B.V.
  • Chairman of Seatrucks Group Ltd
  • Chairman of Telford Offshore Holdings Ltd (Cayman)

R.IJ. Baan

Dutch, 1957
Function: member

Positions:

  • Member of the Appointment and Remuneration Committee
  • Member of the Technical and Commercial Committee
  • First appointed in 2018, expiry current term in 2022

Other Mandates:

  • President and CEO of Outokumpu Oyj
  • Board member of Eurofer
  • Board member at International Stainless Steel Forum
  • Board member at World Steel Association

B. Bajolet

French, 1949
Function: member

Positions:

  • Member of the Technical and Commercial Committee
  • First appointed in 2018, expiry current term in 2022
  • Former Chief of DGSE (direction générale de la sécurité extérieure), France and held various roles as French Diplomat and civil servant.

F.R. Gugen

British, 1949
Function: member

Positions:

  • Chairman of the Audit and Finance Committee
  • First appointed in 2010, expiry current term in 2020
  • Former Chief Executive of Amerada Hess Corporation in Europe and former Finance Director of Amerada Hess

Other Mandates:

  • Executive Chairman of Smart Matrix Limited
  • Advisor to Chrysaor Limited
  • Founder member of POWERful women

S. Hepkema

Dutch, 1953
Function: member

Positions:

  • Member of the Audit and Finance Committee
  • First appointed in 2015, expiry current term in 2019
  • Former senior partner at Allen & Overy and former member of the Management Board and Chief Governance and Compliance Officer of SBM Offshore N.V.

Other Mandates:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wavin N.V.
  • Chairman of the Nationale Stichting de Nieuwe Kerk
  • Member of the Dutch Monitoring Committee Corporate Governance Code
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Koninklijke VolkerWessels N.V.
  • Member of the Board of Stichting Continuïteit Philips Lighting

L.B.L.E. Mulliez

French, 1966
Function: member

Positions: 

  • Member of the Audit and Finance Committee
  • First appointed in 2015, expiry current term in 2019
  • A  Former CEO of Eoxis (U.K.)

Other Mandates:

  • Chairperson of the Board of Voltalia
  • Non-Executive director of Aperam
  • Non-Executive Director of Morgan Advanced Materials PLC
  • Non-Executive Director of Arcus Infrastructure Fund Supervisory Board

C.D. Richard

American, 1956
Function: member

Positions:

  • Chairman of the Appointment and Remuneration Committee dealing with remuneration matters
  • Member of the Appointment and Remuneration Committee
  • First appointed in 2015, expiry current term in 2019
  • Former Vice President Human Resources for Chevron Philips Chemical Company and former Senior Vice President of Transocean