PostNL announces intention to reappoint Pim Berendsen as CFO
The Hague, 9 August 2021 - The Supervisory Board of PostNL intends to reappoint Pim Berendsen for a new term of four years as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Management at the annual general meeting of shareholders (AGM) in 2022.
Jan Nooitgedagt, Chair of the Supervisory Board, said: “We’re very pleased that Pim is available for a new term at PostNL at this important stage of its transformation into the leading postal and e-commerce logistics provider in, to and from the Benelux area. In his role as CFO in the last couple of years, Pim has overseen major steps to strengthen the balance sheet and to secure a solid financial position in order to achieve PostNL’s transformation. With his in-depth knowledge, experience and drive, Pim is very well positioned to lead these and other developments.”
Pim Berendsen (1973, the Netherlands) was appointed CFO and member of the Board of Management on 18 April 2018 for a four-year term. Since 2000, he has worked in various roles at PostNL, including as Finance Director and as Managing Director for International, M&A and growth. Pim is a member of the Advisory Board of Endeit Investment Fund, a non-executive board member at Whistl, and Chair of the Johan Cruyff Foundation.
We are PostNL, the mail and logistics solutions provider for all. With our mail and parcel deliverers who get everywhere, our 5,500 PostNL locations, 11.000 mail boxes and 517 automated parcel lockers, we are always nearby. We aim to be our customers’ favourite deliverer by making it as easy as possible for them to send and receive parcels and letters. Our over 35,000 people are right at the heart of society. On weekdays, we deliver an average 1.1 million parcels and 7.4 million letters across the Benelux region. Our focus is on quality for our customers, creating opportunities for our people and adding value for our stakeholders through growth, digitalisation and sustainability initiatives.
We optimise and support our physical networks by using smart digital solutions and launching new propositions that create value for our customers. We build long-lasting working relationships by acting as a good employer and client for everyone who works for and with us. To make our deliveries as sustainable as possible, we cover a lot of kilometres on foot or by bicycle or e-bike, provide innovative city logistics, use cleaner fuels, and use electric vans and light electric trucks. PostNL NV is a listed company with revenues of €3.1 billion in 2022, 61% of this derived from e-commerce. We provide deliveries of mail and parcels, logistics solutions for e-commerce, and cross-border solutions.