7.1
Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board consists of the following members:

From left to right: Peter Ernsting, Ab Pasman, Daniëlle Jansen Heijtmajer and Gert van de Weerdhof.

Ab (A.J.) Pasman (1950)

Chairman

Mr. Pasman (Dutch) was appointed to the Supervisory Board and as Chairman of same on 22 April 2010. Mr. Pasman was a member of the Board of Directors of Koninklijke Grolsch N.V. from 2003 to 2008 and was appointed chairman of said board in 2004. He is a member of the Supervisory Boards of the following companies: Berenschot Holding B.V. and Westland Kaas Groep B.V. Mr. Pasman was reappointed to the Supervisory Board in 2018 for a third term of two years. His term of office runs until the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders due to be held in the spring of 2020.

Gert (G.) van de Weerdhof (1966)

Deputy chairman

Mr. van de Weerdhof (Dutch) was appointed to the Supervisory Board on 25 April 2018. Since 2017, he has been member and chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ctac N.V. and member of the Supervisory Board of Sligro N.V. He has also been a member of the Supervisory Board of Wereldhave N.V. since 2016. In the period 2013-2016, Mr. van de Weerdhof was CEO of RFS Holland Holding / Wehkamp B.V. and between 1992 and 2013 held various management, marketing and sales functions at Esprit B.V., Pearle Europe B.V., PepsiCo International and Procter & Gamble Benelux N.V. Mr. van de Weerdhof was appointed for a term of four years. His term of office runs until the General Meeting of Shareholders due to be held in the spring of 2022.

Peter (P.B.) Ernsting (1958)

Mr. Ernsting (Dutch) was appointed to the Supervisory Board at the General Meeting of Shareholders of 28 April 2011. Mr. Ernsting was appointed at the nomination of the Supervisory Board following a recommendation from the Central Works Council. Until October 2017, Mr. Ernsting was Senior Vice President, Group Supply Chain, and member of the Executive Committee at Carlsberg. Mr. Ernsting previously held a number of management positions at Unilever N.V., both in the Netherlands and abroad. Mr. Ernsting was reappointed in 2015. Mr. Ernsting’s term of office runs until the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders due to be held in the spring of 2019. The Accell group Supervisory Board intends to nominate Mr. Ernsting for reappointment for a term of two years at the general Meeting of Shareholders of 24 April 2019. This is explained in more detail in section 5.2 ‘General’).  

Daniëlle (D.) Jansen Heijtmajer (1960)

Ms. Jansen Heijtmajer (Dutch) was appointed to the Supervisory Board on 25 April 2018. Since 2014, she has been with Friesland Campina, where she currently holds the position of Global Process Director Finance, Shared Services, ERM & Internal Control. Prior to this, Ms. Jansen Heijtmajer spent 23 years in various Finance positions at Shell, including Vice President Group Pensions, in countries including the UK and the US. In addition to her membership of the Supervisory Board of Accell Group, Ms. Jansen Heijtmajer also chairs the Supervisory Board of Aegon Nederland and is a member of the supervisory council of the Regional Public Broadcasting foundation. Ms. Jansen Heijtmajer qualifies as an expert in the field of financial reporting and the auditing of financial statements as stipulated in article 2, section 3 of the decree establishing audit committees (Besluit instelling auditcommissie). Ms. Jansen Heijtmajer has been appointed for a term of four years. Her term runs until the General Meeting of Shareholders due to be held in the spring of 2022.