Tjalling Smit departs from NS Group

Tjalling Smit departs from NS Group

22-05-2024 NS Group has announced the departure of Tjalling Smit, Director of Commercial Affairs & Development.

Since 2017, Tjalling Smit has served as Director of Commercial Affairs & Development at NS Group. In this role, he was a member of the executive board and responsible for corporate strategy, scheduling, and commercial activities. Prior to joining NS in 2017, he spent his entire career at Air France-KLM.

On August 1, 2024, Smit will transition to Roompot and Landal GreenParks, where he will assume the role of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Until the supervisory board decides on his successor, his duties will be temporarily managed by other members of the executive board.

Wouter Koolmees, CEO of NS, stated: "Over the past seven years, Tjalling Smit has played a pivotal role at NS. Thanks in part to him, NS has made strides in evolving into a comprehensive mobility company. A company committed to providing all its passengers with a seamless and comfortable journey from door to door. Tjalling has guided our company through challenging years of the pandemic and has consistently advocated for NS's future and sustainable mobility in the Netherlands. I appreciate his dedication and reflect on a fruitful collaboration with a valued colleague."