The Supervisory Board of NN Group N.V. has decided to nominate Cecilia Reyes and Rob Lelieveld for appointment as members of NN Group’s Supervisory Board for a term of four years. These nominations have been made with the intention to further strengthen the composition of the Supervisory Board.
Cecilia Reyes (1959, Filipino/Swiss) has over thirty years of experience in international insurance and financial markets, and brings solid knowledge and experience on investment management and risk management. Among other roles, she was Group Chief Risk Officer, Group Chief Investment Officer and member of the Executive Committee at Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. Currently she is a non‐executive director and member of the Risk and Capital Committee and the Remuneration Committee at Standard Life Aberdeen plc. If appointed, Cecilia will also be appointed as a member of the NN Group Supervisory Board Remuneration Committee and Risk Committee.
Rob Lelieveld (1962, Dutch) is EY Netherlands’ Managing Partner Assurance and member of the board of directors of EY Netherlands. In the past thirty years he has served as an auditor for many corporates across sectors, with a primary focus on the insurance industry. He has a profound understanding of the regulatory framework and of corporate governance. If appointed, Rob Lelieveld will also be appointed as a member of the NN Group Supervisory Board Audit Committee and Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee.
The proposals to appoint Cecilia Reyes and Rob Lelieveld have been approved by the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) and are supported by the Central Works Council of NN Group. The proposals for appointment will be submitted for adoption at the annual general meeting, to be held on 20 May 2021 (AGM). If approved, the appointment of Cecilia Reyes will become effective immediately, and the appointment of Rob Lelieveld will become effective 1 September 2021.
Further information will be included in the convocation for the AGM, which will be available from 7 April 2021 at www.nn‐group.com.
NN Group is an international financial services company, active in 20 countries, with a strong presence in a number of European countries and Japan. With all its employees, the Group provides retirement services, pensions, insurance, investments and banking to approximately 18 million customers. NN Group includes Nationale-Nederlanden, NN, NN Investment Partners, ABN AMRO Insurance, Movir, AZL, BeFrank and OHRA. NN Group is listed on Euronext Amsterdam (NN).
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