KPN set to appoint Herman Dijkhuizen to supervisory board

Herman Dijkhuizen

Herman Dijkhuizen

Dutch telco KPN has announced it will appoint Herman Dijkhuizen to the supervisory board at the annual general meeting (AGM) in 2023.

Dijkhuizen succeeds Catherine Guillouard who steps down as member of KPN’s Supervisory Board at the AGM. The appointment will be effective 1 July and will run until the next AGM of 2027.

Dijkhuizen is currently a member of the managing board and chief financial officer of the Dutch financial institution, NIBC Holding NV, offering retail and corporate banking services. He will retire from the role as of 30 June 2023 as he steps ups to the supervisory board.

He was previously partner and chairman of the board of management at KPMG NV. The exec is also a member of the supervisory board at NS Group, WWF-Netherlands (Wereld Natuur Fonds) as well as Kröller-Müller Museum.

In an official statement KPN said, “the Supervisory Board wished to strengthen its financial and audit expertise following the resignation of Ms Guillouard. With his extensive track record in financial and executive roles, Mr Dijkhuizen is believed to fit this profile and to complement the supervisory board in those areas.”

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