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Dr Hans Wijers

Dr Hans Wijers

Experienced Chairman: AEX, BEL-20 Institutional, Euro Stoxx 50, EURONEXT 100, Public Sector, Private Sector, Charities
Experienced CEO: Public Sector

  • 18 years of international senior leadership experience
  • Multi-industry knowledge in pharmaceuticals, chemicals, beverages, oil and gas, financial services, private equity
  • Experience as Audit Committee Chair, Corporate Governance Committee Chair, Nomination Committee Chair, Remuneration Committee Chair, Risk Committee Chair, CSR Committee member, Finance Committee member, Transactions Committee member
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Current Positions

Dr Hans Wijers is Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of ING Group N.V., a member of the Supervisory Board of Hal Holding N.V. and a member of the Temasek European Advisory Panel of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited. 

Industry Knowledge

Dr Hans Wijers started his professional life as an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, where he received his PhD in Economics. After a career in strategy consulting, he went on to serve as Minister for Economic Affairs in the Dutch government, a post he held for four years.

Hans was previously Chief Executive Officer and member of the Executive Board of Akzo Nobel N.V.

He has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V., Deputy Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell plc, a Board member at GlaxoSmithKline plc and Senior Partner and Chairman of the Dutch office of the Boston Consulting Group.

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Lord Allen of Kensington, CBE

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