Supervisory Board

SuperBoard

From the left (top): K.S. Wester, H.L.J. Noy, H. Scheffers and J.-P. Hansen.
(Bottom:) P.A.F.W. Elverding and C.M.C. Mahieu. 

Biographies of the Supervisory Board members

P.A.F.W. Elverding (1948), Chairman
Mr Elverding graduated from the University of Amsterdam. After completing his law degree in 1972, Mr Elverding began his career in the healthcare sector. He then went on to work at Akzo Chemie Nederland and De Bijenkorf in various human resources positions. In 1981, he joined the management team of De Bijenkorf, assuming responsibility for human resources. In 1985, Mr Elverding joined DSM, serving in various management positions in different parts of the DSM Group with responsibility for human resources and general affairs. He was appointed to the DSM Executive Board in 1995 and became Chairman of the Executive Board in 1999. Mr Elverding retired in 2007. Mr Elverding is a Dutch national. He does not own any shares in the company’s capital.
Other offices: Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SHV Holdings; member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina; member of the Board of Stichting Instituut GAK.
Mr Elverding was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2011 and was appointed as Chairman of the Supervisory Board in November 2011. He was re-appointed in 2015.

H. Scheffers (1948), Vice-Chairman
Mr Scheffers trained as a chartered accountant. He worked from 1974 until 1993 at Koninklijke Bunge, where he successively held the positions of internal auditor, European controller and President Northern Europe. He was a member of the Executive Board of LeasePlan Corporation from 1993 until 1999. He joined SHV Holdings in 1999, where he was CFO on the Executive Board until he retired in 2007. Mr Scheffers is a Dutch national. He does not own any shares in the company’s capital.
Other offices: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Aalberts Industries; Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Flint Holding; member of the Supervisory Board of Heineken; member of the Board of Directors of Stichting Administratiekantoor Aandelen KAS BANK; member of the Monitoring Commission Accountancy (MCA). 
Mr Scheffers was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2009 and reappointed in 2013. He was appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board in November 2011.

J.-P. Hansen (1948)
Baron Hansen graduated from Luik University, Belgium, as an electromechanical engineer. After two years working for the Belgian government, he continued his career in the electricity and gas sector. Mr Hansen was CEO of Electrabel during two periods, from 1992 to 1999 and again from 2005 to 2010. From 1999 to 2004 he was Chairman of the Executive Board of Electrabel. He was a member of the Executive Board of ENGIE until February 2013. Currently Mr Hansen is Honorary Chairman of Electrabel. Mr Hansen is a Belgian national and does not own any shares in the company’s capital.
Other offices: member of the Board of Directors of CMB (Compagnie Maritime Belge). He is a professor of economics at the University of Louvain. 
Mr Hansen was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2013.

C.M.C. Mahieu (1959)
Mrs Mahieu studied economics at the University of Amsterdam, where she graduated in 1984. She began her career at Royal Dutch Shell, where she held various management positions dealing with human resources, communication and corporate strategy. After several years as a consultant, Mrs Mahieu joined Royal Philips Electronics as Senior Vice-President Corporate Human Resources in 2003. She took up her current position as Executive Vice-President and Global Head of Human Resources at Aegon in September 2010. She became a member of Aegon’s Management Board in 2016. Mrs Mahieu is a Dutch national. She does not own any shares in the company’s capital.
Mrs Mahieu holds no other offices. 
Mrs Mahieu was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2011 and re-appointed in 2015.

H.L.J. Noy (1951)
Mr Noy completed his studies at Eindhoven University of Technology in 1974. Mr Noy worked for Arcadis throughout his entire career. He joined that company, which at the time still operated under the name Heidemij, in 1975 and has since occupied various positions. From 1989 to 1994 he was a member of the Management Board of Arcadis’ consultancy division in the Netherlands, and served as Chairman of that Board from 1992 to 1994. In 1994, Mr Noy was appointed as a member of the Executive Board. From 2000 to May 2012, Mr Noy served as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Arcadis NV. Mr Noy is a Dutch national and does not own any shares in the company’s capital.
Other offices: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fugro; Chairman of the Board of Stichting Administratiekantoor TKH Group; extraordinary member of the Dutch Safety Board. 
Mr Noy was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2012 and re-appointed in 2016.

K.S. Wester (1946)
Mr Wester graduated in civil engineering from Delft University of Technology in 1969. He then worked briefly for Fugro as a geotechnical engineer, after having performed military service. He went on to work at Costain Blankevoort and later at Ballast Nedam, working in the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. In 1981, he returned to Fugro, where he held various management positions before being appointed as a member of the Fugro Executive Board under the Articles of Association in 1996. Mr Wester went on to become Chairman of the Executive Board in 2005, a position he held until his retirement in 2012. Mr Wester is a Dutch national and does not own any shares in the company’s capital.
Other offices: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ACTA; Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Iv-Groep.
Mr Wester was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2011 and re-appointed in 2015.

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