The General Meeting of Shareholders of Van Oord N.V. was held on 19 April 2018.
During this meeting the 2017 Annual Report was presented and it was decided to change the composition of the Supervisory Board.
After twelve years as a member of the Supervisory Board, ten of them as chairperson, Mr C.J. (Carel) van den Driest has stepped down from the Supervisory Board.
Mr N.W. (Niek) Hoek, a current member of the Supervisory Board, will take over the position of chairperson. Mr Hoek is a member of the Supervisory Board since 2016. He has worked, among other things, in the oil and gas industry (Shell) and financial services (Delta Lloyd).
During the meeting, R. (Rob) Kretzers was also appointed as a new member of the Supervisory Board for a term of four years. Mr. Kretzers has knowledge of the offshore industry and execution of major projects. He has worked for Shell for more than 30 years.
The composition of the Supervisory Board is now as follows: N.W. (Niek) Hoek, Chair, and members K. (Kommer) Damen, Jac.G. (Koos) van Oord, J.M.J.A.P. (Jean-Marie) Laurent Josi, J.M.M. (Hans) van der Ven and R. (Rob) Kretzers.