General – Appointment
On the recommendation of the Supervisory Board and following the positive opinion of the Works Council, the Minister of Finance has appointed Willemien Terpstra as CEO and Chair of the Executive Board of N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie.
The appointment starting on 1 March 2024 will be for a term of four years. Currently, Willemien Terpstra is Global Vice President for Decarbonization with the international chemical company LyondellBasell, where she is responsible for the decarbonisation of the group’s operations worldwide.
Terpstra will be succeeding Han Fennema, who earlier this year announced his intention to step down, after serving nearly ten years as Gasunie’s CEO. Fennema will be stepping down as CEO on 1 November 2023. Gasunie CFO Janneke Hermes will act as Interim Chair of the Executive Board until Terpstra steps in as CEO.