Martin van Rijn New Chairman Supervisory Board DNB

Martin van Rijn New Chairman Supervisory Board DNB

03-04-2023 Martin van Rijn has been appointed by the Minister of Finance, on behalf of shareholder the Dutch State and on the recommendation of the Supervisory Board of De Nederlandsche Bank. He succeeds Wim Kuijken, who will step down after his term expires on June 1, 2023. Kuijken is stepping down as Supervisory Board member after 11 years, 8 years of which he was Chairman.

Van Rijn has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors, according to De Nederlandsche Bank. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), where his term expires May 24, 2023. In addition, he is currently Chairman of Aedes, the association of housing associations.

He was previously state secretary of Health, Welfare and Sport and held various management positions in the healthcare sector. He also served as CEO at pension administrator PGGM and briefly held the position of Minister of Medical Care during the corona pandemic.

Van Rijn on his new position: 'I look forward to working with the other Supervisory Board members, the Board and the staff of DNB to ensure the stability and integrity of the Dutch financial system.'

DNB President Klaas Knot: 'We would like to thank Wim Kuijken very much for his dedication and commitment. As Chairman, he has made an important contribution to DNB's continuity and stability. We will continue the excellent cooperation with Wim for several more months and wish him all the best for the future. At the same time, it is with great pleasure that I welcome Martin van Rijn. With his arrival, social and managerial experience and a feel for political-administrative relations continue to be strongly represented within the Supervisory Board. With his experience at PGGM and the AFM, he has broad knowledge of the financial sector from different perspectives.'

Wim Kuijken: 'After three years as a government Supervisory Board member and two terms as Chairman, the time has come to step down and say goodbye as a Supervisory Board member of DNB. The management and staff of DNB can be proud of the performance in turbulent times. DNB is well on course. With Martin van Rijn we welcome a very knowledgeable and experienced Chairman and I can hand over the baton with peace of mind. On behalf of all Supervisory Board members, I wish him every success in his new role.