The Supervisory Board’s three duties are to monitor, render advice to and generally act as the employer of the Executive Board. It monitors the policies pursued by the Executive Board, especially in terms of achieving the company’s objectives, the strategy and the risks inherent to its operations, the internal risk management and control systems, and financial reporting.
The Supervisory Board has two standing committees: the Audit Committee and the combined Remuneration and Selection Committee. The supervisory directors are paid a fee, as adopted by the General Meeting of Shareholders. Details of the remuneration of the Supervisory Board are given in the annual report.
Mr Rüpp (1957) was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2020, with his tenure due to end in 2024. He is a member of the Audit Committee. From 2009 Mr Rüpp is chairman of the Executive Board of Avans Hogeschool. Before that he was Provincial Executive of the Province of Noord Brabant. Mr. Rüpp is chairman of the Supervisory Board KRO-NCRV, chairman Supervisory Board Sitech B.V., chairman Supervisory Board Institute voor de Nederlandse Taal and member of the Supervisory Board of Eindhoven Airport. Mr Rüpp holds Dutch nationality.
Ms Arts (1959) was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2019, with her tenure due to end in 2023. She is a member of the Audit Committee. Ms Arts is chairman of the Executive Board of the Flevoziekenhuis in Almere. She is also a member of the board of the NVZ (Dutch Association of Hospitals), member of the Supervisory Board of the NOS, member of the Advisory Board of SEO Economic Research, member of the Economic Board Almere and member of the Higher Education Development Board Hogeschool Windesheim. Ms Arts holds the Dutch nationality.
Mr Van Dijk (1961) was reappointed to the Supervisory Board in 2016, with his tenure due to end in 2020. He is also a member of the Remuneration and Selection Committee. Mr Van Dijk is a strategic adviser to businesses and local authorities to help make their energy use more sustainable. He also oversees the implementation of energy transition programmes. Mr Van Dijk holds Dutch nationality.
Mr Moerland (1949) was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2014, with his tenure due to end in 2018. He is chairman of the Supervisory Board and the Remuneration and Selection Committee. Mr Moerland previously served as the CEO of Rabobank Netherlands. He is also chairman of the board of Stichting Berenschot Beheer, chairman of the Supervisory Board of Stichting Stadhuismuseum Zierikzee, a member of the board of Stichting Administratiekantoor Heijmans, and a member of the board of the Dutch Bach Society. Mr Moerland holds Dutch nationality.
Ms Velthuis (1974) was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2016, with her tenure due to end in 2020. She is chair of the Audit Committee. Ms Velthuis is the CFO of Vodafone. She holds Dutch nationality.