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Wout Dekker

Wout Dekker

Experienced Chairman: AEX, Euronext 100, Public Sector, Private Sector
Experienced CEO: Public sector

  • 32 years of international senior leadership experience 
  • Multi-industry knowledge in financial services, HR services, food processing, private equity
  • Experience as Governance Committee Chair, Nomination Committee Chair, Audit Committee member, Compliance Committee member, Human Resources Committee member, Remuneration Committee member, Risk Committee member, Social Responsibility Committee member
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Current Positions

Wout Dekker is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Randstad NV and a member of the Supervisory Board of SHV Holdings NV, Royal Friesland Campina NV and Pon Holdings NV. He is also a member of the Paine Schwartz Partners Food Chain Advisory Board.

Industry Knowledge

Wout served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rabobank, one of Europe’s largest cooperatives, and is the former Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Nutreco NV, a Dutch producer of animal nutrition, fish feed and processed-meat products. Until December 2018, he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Princess Maxima Centre for Child Oncology.

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Dr Pascal Colombani

Dr Pascal Colombani

Pascal Colombani previously chaired the Supervisory Board of Areva, was Chairman of Valeo SA and was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the French Atomic Energy Commission. Pascal is President of TII Strategies SASU, a consulting and investment company, since 2014. He also serves as a member of the EMEA advisory board of JPMorgan Chase, as Senior Advisor of Kearney, a global management consulting firm and as a Senior Advisor of Truffle Capital.

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Dr Svein Richard Brandtzæg

Dr Svein Richard Brandtzæg

Dr Svein Richard Brandtzæg recently stepped down as CEO of the global aluminium company Norsk Hydro ASA and is currently Vice Chairman of DNB ASA, Chairman of Veidekke ASA, an Independent Director at Swiss Steel Holdings AG  and a Non-Executive Director of SCR-Sibelco N.V., Belgium. Brandtzæg is also Chair of a Norwegian Government Committee for Business development.

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Steven (Steve) Gregg

Steven (Steve) Gregg

Steven is Chairman of Ampol Limited (previously Caltex); Chairman of Tabcorp Holdings Limited; a director of Challenger Limited and Challenger Life Company Limited, and William Inglis & Son Limited. He is also the Chairman of Lorna Hodgkinson Foundation and Unisson Disability Limited and a Trustee of the Australian Museum.  Prior to this Steven was Chairman of Goodman Fielder Limited and Chairman of Austock Group Limited.

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Doug Baker

Doug Baker

Doug Baker is Chairman of Ecolab Inc, global leader in water, food safety and infection prevention solutions and services. He is Lead Director on the Target Corporation Board and on the executive committee of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers. He previously served 10 years on the U.S. Bank Board of Directors.

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