PostNL announces intention to reappoint Herna Verhagen as CEO
The Hague, 10 October 2022 - The Supervisory Board of PostNL intends to reappoint Herna Verhagen for a new term of four years as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Management at the annual general meeting of shareholders (AGM) in 2023.
Jan Nooitgedagt, Chair of the Supervisory Board, said: “We’re very pleased that Herna is available for a new term at this important stage for PostNL. The impact of the current macro-economic developments and geopolitical tensions make that continuity in the management of the company is of great importance. With her in-depth knowledge, experience and network, Herna is very well positioned to lead PostNL into the next phase.”
Herna Verhagen (1966, the Netherlands) was appointed CEO and member of the Board of Management in April 2019 for a four-year term. She became CEO on 24 April 2012 and is a member of the Board of Management of PostNL since 31 May 2011.
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