Wolters Kluwer today announced the nomination of Mr. Jack de Kreij for appointment to its Supervisory Board. The nomination will be submitted to the Wolters Kluwer Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 23, 2020. He will succeed Mr. Hooft Graafland, who will retire after the expiration of his second term in 2020.
Mr. De Kreij was CFO and member of the Executive Board of Dutch listed company Vopak from 2003 to 2018, and Vice Chairman of the Executive Board since 2010. Before he joined Vopak he was senior partner with Price WaterhouseCoopers leading the Transaction Services Practice while having fulfilled various other (management-) functions between 1986 - 2003. Jack de Kreij began his career at the Dutch Ministry of Finance.
Jack de Kreij is currently member of the Supervisory Board of Royal Boskalis, member of the Supervisory Board & Chairman of the Audit Committee of TomTom N.V., member of the Supervisory Board & Chairman of the Audit Committee of Corbion N.V., non-executive Board member of Oranjefonds, and member of the Advisory Council of YGroup Companies.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board Frans Cremers commented: “We are excited to nominate Jack de Kreij for appointment to the Supervisory Board. His extensive international management experience at global companies in various industries and his financial expertise, will be of indispensable value. I also like to thank René Hooft Graafland for his great contributions during many years.”
Following his appointment in 2020, Mr. De Kreij will succeed René Hooft Graafland as Chairman of the Audit Committee.