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Hans Wijers

Hans Wijers

During nine years Hans Wijers was the CEO of AkzoNobel N.V.

Mr Wijers was Senior Partner and Chairman of the Dutch office of the Boston Consulting Group until 2002.

Mr Wijers served as Minister for Economic Affairs in the Dutch government for four years.

Board Mandates

Hans Wijers is currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. and became Chairman of the Concertgebouw in 2015.

He is also Deputy Chairman of the Board of Royal Dutch Shell and has been until recently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AFC Ajax N.V.

Mr Wijers is a Non-Executive Director of GlaxoSmithKline, a member of the Supervisory Board of HAL Holding and a member of the Trilateral Commission.

He is also the Chairman of Natuurmonumenten and a member of the Supervisory Board of Concertgebouw N.V.

AWARDS

Mr Wijers was awarded 'CEO of the year' for 2007.

On June 12th 2013, Hans Wijers was appointed an Honorary Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

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