Wed, 27th Feb 2019 07:00
The Hague, 27 February 2019
NIBC appoints Dick Sluimers as Chairman of the Supervisory Board as per 27 April 2019
NIBC is pleased to announce that the Supervisory Board has appointed Mr Dick Sluimers as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of NIBC Holding N.V. and NIBC Bank N.V. as of 27 April 2019. The Dutch Central Bank has given its approval to the appointment. Mr Wim van den Goorbergh, the current Chairman of the Supervisory Board, will step down after the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) to be held on 26 April 2019. Mr Van den Goorbergh has been member of the Supervisory Board since 2005 and Chairman of the Supervisory Board since 2010.
Paulus de Wilt, CEO NIBC
"The Executive Committee is very grateful to Wim and all he has done for NIBC over the past 14 years. With his calm and conscientious leadership of the Supervisory Board, he reconciled the interests of our shareholders, clients and employees - also in challenging times. He never hesitated to share his views and advice and NIBC benefitted from his longstanding experience in banking and in corporate governance. I will miss his open and wise input and wish him all the best for the future. At the same time I look forward to intensifying the cooperation with Dick in his new role."
Mr Sluimers was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2016 and is the current vice-chair of the Supervisory Board and chair of the Audit Committee. Mr Sluimers was the former chairman of the executive board of the Algemene Pensioen Groep N.V. (APG N.V.).
NIBC has started a search for a new member of the Supervisory Board whom will also take on the role as chair of the Audit Committee.
Furthermore the Supervisory Board will nominate Mr Michael Christner for reappointment as Member of the Supervisory Board of NIBC Holding N.V. and NIBC Bank N.V. at the AGM of 26 April 2019 for a maximum term of 4 years. Mr Christner is nominated on behalf of NIBC's majority shareholder. The reappointment will result in a third term of four years for Mr Christner.
Mr Christner was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2011 and is member of the Audit Committee. Mr Christner is currently a managing director at J.C. Flowers & Co., and CEO of Vall Banc S.A.U.
Profile of NIBC
NIBC is best suited to help entrepreneurs at their decisive moments. Now and in the future. As a bank for entrepreneurs, we are committed to cultivating our 'THINK YES' mentality by being flexible and agile and by matching our clients' can-do attitude. We support our corporate clients in building their businesses. For our retail clients in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium we offer mortgages, online savings and brokerage products that are accessible, easy to understand and fairly prices. Operating in the Netherlands (The Hague and Amsterdam), Germany and UK, our corporate clients business (mainly mid-market) offers advice and debt, mezzanine and equity financing solutions to entrepreneurs across select sectors and sub-sectors in which we have strong expertise and market positions. The midmarket is dynamic by nature and requires a bank that can respond quickly and in a highly flexible way. Our aim is to meet the market's requirements at decisive moments such as mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs, investments and strategic financings and re-financings. You can read more about NIBC on www.nibc.com.
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