In a reaction Chairman of the Supervisory Board Piet Klaver and CEO Peter Bakker stated: “It is regrettable that Henk van Dalen decided to leave TNT. Obviously, we respect his decision and congratulate him with the move to his new function. In his term as CFO of TNT, Henk has strengthened the finance functions within TNT, made substantial improvements in various finance areas, such as tax and cash management and clearly contributed to the strategic development of the group.”
“We are very pleased to be able to announce the appointment of Bernard Bot as CFO. His financial and business experience inside and outside the company and his involvement in recent strategic corporate projects give us great confidence in Bernard. We wish him success in this important role for the company.”
Bernard Bot has assumed his new role per 1 August 2010. Bernard joined TNT in 2005 and until now was responsible for several functions within Finance, such as Business Control, M&A and Risk Management and led major strategic projects. Prior to joining TNT, Bernard was a partner at McKinsey & Company, working with clients in the transport, post and logistics sectors.
TNT provides businesses and consumers worldwide with an extensive range of services for their mail and express delivery needs. Headquartered in the Netherlands, TNT offers efficient network infrastructures in Europe and Asia and continues to optimise the performance of its networks. TNT serves more than 200 countries and employs some 160,000 people. Over 2009, TNT reported €10.4 billion in revenues and an operating income of €648 million. TNT is publicly listed on the stock exchange of Amsterdam. TNT recognizes its social responsibility, and has formed partnerships with the United Nations World Food Programme and the United Nations Environment Programme to fight hunger and pollution in the world. Our efforts are being recognised: in 2010, TNT was again designated the “Supersector Leader” for “Industrial Goods and Services” (including the “Industrial Transportation” sector) in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), More information about TNT can be found on its website http://group.tnt.com.
PostNL is the inventive partner in the world of sending and receiving. We have been so for 200 years already. We are primarily active in the fields of mail, parcels and e-commerce, but we also offer services in the areas of data and document management, direct marketing and fulfilment. Outside the Netherlands, we are active in Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium and Luxemburg. PostNL employs a total of more than 59,000 people. In 2013 our revenues reached € 4.3 billion.
We like to stay ahead of things. We are the most modern postal company in the world. We are proud of that. As the first listed postal company, we are an example to the rest of the world in automatic letter sorting. And our innovative parcels network is completely adapted to the wishes of web retailers.