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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 N.V. and a member of the Supervisory Board of SHV Holdings N.V., Royal Friesland Campina N.V. and Pon Holdings N.V. He is also a member of the Paine Schwartz Partners Food Chain Advisory Board.

Industry Knowledge

Wout Dekker 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 N.V., a Dutch producer of animal nutrition, fish feed and processed meat products. Until December 31, 2018, he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Princess Maxima Centre for Child Oncology.

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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. He is also a Non-Executive Director on the Board of SKF AB.

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Sir Richard Sykes

Sir Richard Sykes

Sir Richard Sykes was previously the Chairman and Chief Executive of GlaxoSmithKline. He currently serves as Chairman of The Royal Institution of Great Britain, Chairman of King Edward VII’s Hospital and Chairman for Omnicyte Ltd.  Sir Richard is also Chairman of The UK Stem Cell Foundation and on the International Advisory Board, of A*Star Biomedical Research Council, Singapore and Chancellor of Brunel University.

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Michael Diekmann

Michael Diekmann

Michael Diekmann serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE, is the Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co KGAA, and a Non-Executive Director at Siemens AG. Michael is the Chairman of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai (IBLAC). 

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Tom de Swaan

Tom de Swaan

Tom de Swaan is Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of ABN AMRO Group N.V. and ABN AMRO Bank N.V. He is an Advisory Board member of Akbank Turk Anonim Sirketi AS. Tom de Swaan has held senior positions with a range of financial institutions, including supervisory authorities.

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