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Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board oversees the policy pursued by the Executive Board and the general affairs of the company and its affiliated businesses.

A. (Antoon) De Proft (1960), chairman
Mr A. De Proft MSc. was first appointed member of the Supervisory Board of the TKH Group in 2014 and is chairman of the Supervisory Board as from 2017. His term will run until 2018. Mr De Proft is currently managing director of ADP Vision. In addition het is CEO & President of Septentrio, chairman of the Executive Board of IMEC, chairman of the Executive Board of Quest For Growth and managing director of Barco. Mr De Proft has the Belgian nationality and has 2,000 shares TKH.

M.E. (Marike) van Lier Lels (1959), vice chairman
Mrs M.E. van Lier Lels was first named member of the Supervisory Board of the TKH Group in 2006. Her term will end in 2018. Mrs Van Lier Lels is professional supervisor / independent director and former COO Schiphol Group NV. Mrs Van Lier Lels is non-executive director at RELX and member of the Supervisory Board of Eneco Holding NV and of NS. She is member of the Council for Environment and Infrastructure ('Leefomgeving en Infrastructuur') and member of Foundation Aegon. Mrs Van Lier Lels is of Dutch nationality and does not own any shares in TKH.

C.W. (Carin) Gorter (1963), member
Mrs Gorter ws first named member of the Supervisory Board of TKH Group in 2017. Her term will end in 2021. Mrs Gorter is professional supervisor and former Senior Executive Vice President, Head Group Compliance, Security & Legal at ABN AMRO. Mrs. Gorter is member of the Supervisory Board at TVM Verzekeringen and Basic Fit and is member of the GRC, advisory committee to the NBA. Mrs Gorter is of Dutch nationality and she does not own any shares in TKH.

P.P.F.C. (Philip) Houben (1950), member
Mr Philip Houben was first named member of the Supervisory Board of the TKH Group in 2009. His term wil end in 2017. Mr Houben is former chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Wavin NV.  Mr Houben is chairman of the Supervisory Board of NV HVC, member of the Supervisory Board of Stork Technical Services and chairman Foundation Priority Antea Participaties. Mr Houben is of Dutch nationality and does not own any shares in TKH.

R.L. (Rokus) van Iperen (1953), member
Mr R.L. van Iperen was first appointed member of the Supervisory Board of the TKH Group in December 2011. His term will run until 2020. Mr. Van Iperen is currently CEO of Canon Europe Ltd/Senior Managing Executive Officer Canon Inc. and is former chairman of the Executive Board of Océ NV in Venlo. Mr Van Iperen is of Dutch nationality and does not own any shares in TKH.

J.M. (Mel) Kroon MBA (1957), member
Mr. J.M. Kroon was first appointed member of the Supervisory Board of TKH Group in 2017. His term will run until 2021. Mr Kroon is currently Chairman of the Executive Board of TenneT Holding B.V. and in that role also fills a number of additional supervisory functions. Furthermore, Mr Kroon is member of the Supervisory Board of Koole Terminals and ‘Coöperatie VGZ’ and is a board member of the German-Dutch Chamber of Commerce. Mr Kroon is of Dutch nationality and he does not own any shares in TKH.

No former directors of the corporation are members of the Supervisory Board.

Committees Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board comprises three special committees: the Selection and Appointment Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Audit Committee.