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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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David Jiménez-Blanco

David Jiménez-Blanco

David Jiménez-Blanco is Vice Chairman of Bolsas y Mercados Españoles, Chairman of the Madrid Stock Exchange and Chairman of Gawa Capital Partners SGEIC, SA.  He is also an Independent Board Member of SIX Group AG (the owner and operator of the Swiss and Spanish Stock Exchange) and of Arima Real Estate SOCIMI SA, and a Member of the Board of Trustees at Fundacion Pablo Horstmann.

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Philippe Varin CBE

Philippe Varin CBE

Philippe Varin is the Chairman of Suez, a world’s leading environmental company dedicated to water and waste management, Chairman of France Industrie and Vice Chairman of the Conseil National de l’Industrie. He is also an Independent Director on the Boards of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Saint Joseph Paris Hospital.

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Rona Fairhead

Rona Fairhead
The Baroness Fairhead CBE

Rona Fairhead (The Baroness Fairhead CBE) is Chairman of Electrocomponents  plc, a Non-Executive Director and Member of the Finance and Audit Committee of Oracle Corporation, a director of SurvivorNet (healthcare start-up), member of the External Advisory Group, McKinsey & Co and a Member of the House of Lords. Baroness Fairhead was previously the Chairman and CEO of the Financial Times Group.

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Ronnie Leten

Ronnie Leten

Ronnie Leten is the Chairman of Ericsson AB, Chairman of Piab Group AB and Chairman of Epiroc AB.

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