Supervisory Board

Supervision and advice

The Supervisory Board is charged with supervising the Board of Management and the general course of affairs of PostNL, as well as assisting the Board of Management with advice. The Supervisory Board evaluates the overall organisational structure of the company and the control mechanisms established by the Board of Management, as well as the general and financial risks and the internal risk management and control systems.

Members of the Supervisory Board

Other positions of the members of the Supervisory Board are not listed exhaustively but only insofar as they are relevant to their positions as members of the Supervisory Board of PostNL NV.

Jan Nooitgedagt

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Management - Jan Nooitgedagt

Jan Nooitgedagt was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board on 17 April 2018. His current term expires in 2022.

Other positions

Jan is a member of the supervisory board of Rabobank and chair of the supervisory board of Invest-NL. His other positions include chair of the board of VEUO (association of listed AEX companies).

Career

Jan was formerly chair of the supervisory board of TMG and SNS Reaal, member of the supervisory board of Robeco and Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten, chair of the Nyenrode Foundation board, a member of the executive board and CFO of AEGON, and held various positions at EY, ultimately as managing partner for the Netherlands and Belgium.

Marike van Lier Lels

Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board

Marike van Lier Lels

Marike van Lier Lels (1959, Dutch) was appointed a member of the Supervisory Board on 16 April 2019. Her current term expires in 2023. 

Other positions

Marike van Lier Lels is a member of the supervisory boards of NS, RELX and Dura Vermeer, and chairwoman of the supervisory board of Innovation Quarter.

Career

Marike’s was amongst others a member of the supervisory board of Eneco, Imtech, KPN, USG People and Connexxion, vice-chairwoman of the supervisory board of TKH Group, executive vice-president and chief operating officer of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, member of the executive board of Deutsche Post Euro Express and director of Van Gend & Loos Benelux.

Nienke Meijer

Nienke Meijer

Nienke Meijer (1965, Dutch) was appointed member of the Supervisory Board on 20 April 2021. Her current term expires in 2025. 

Other positions

Nienke is Cofounder and partner of Foundation De Buitenboordmotor, member of the supervisory board of Deloitte, chair of the board of Foundation De Volkskrant, member of the Advisory council for science, technology and innovation and member of the supervisory board of the LUMC.

Career

Nienke previously was Chair of the board of Fontys Hogescholen and held several commercial and managerial roles within Wegener and VNU.

Jeroen Hoencamp

Jeroen Hoencamp

Jeroen Hoencamp (1966, Dutch) was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board on 14 April 2020. His current term expires in 2024. 

Other positions 

Jeroen Hoencamp is CEO of VodafoneZiggo, the Dutch joint venture of Vodafone Netherlands and Ziggo. 

Career 

For over 20 years, Jeroen occupied various senior management positions within Vodafone, including CEO of Vodafone Netherlands, Ireland and Great Britain.

Ad Melkert

Ad Melkert

Ad Melkert (1956, Dutch) was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board on 14 April 2020. His current term expires in 2024. 

Other positions 

Ad’s other positions currently include chair of the Dutch Association of Hospitals, supervisory board of Florence and extraordinary councillor at the Council of State. 

Career 

Previously Ad served as member of the Dutch Parliament, Minister of Social Affairs and Employment, Executive Director at the World Bank and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Koos Timmermans


Koos Timmermans (1960, Dutch) was appointed member of the Supervisory Board on 20 April 2021. His current term expires in 2025. 

Other positions 

Koos is currently member of the supervisory board of FMO, chair of the supervisory board of Stadsherstel Amsterdam and external advisor Bain & Company.

Career 

Previously Koos held various senior management positions within ING, the last position being CFO, he was member of the board of Association VNO/NCW, member of the supervisory board of the Duisenberg School of Finance and the Amsterdam Institute of Finance.

Committees of the Supervisory Board

Audit Committee

Koos Timmermans | Chair
Marike van Lier Lels
Nienke Meijer
Ad Melkert
Jan Nooitgedacht

Terms of Reference Audit Committee

Remuneration Committee

Ad Melkert | Chair
Nienke Meijer
Koos Timmermans

Terms of Reference Remuneration Committee

Nomination Committee

Jan Nooitgedagt | Chair
Marike van Lier Lels
Jeroen Hoencamp

Terms of Reference Nomination Committee

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