Ir. J.G. Haars (1951) was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board by the General Meeting of Shareholders per 16 November 2015.
His current term expires in 2019. Mr. Haars graduated from the University of Twente where he studied applied mathematics He followed various INSEAD Management training programs as well as senior executive programs at Stanford, California.
Mr. Haars fulfilled various financial positions at amongst others Royal Boskalis Westminster (Finance director), Rabobank Nederland (Financial Markets division) and Unilever (Group Treasurer). He is former Chief Financial officer and member of the Management Board of TNT (2002 – 2006). In the period 2006 – 2010 he fulfilled these positions at Corio.
Other supervisory directorships and advisory functions of Mr. Haars include that of chairman of the Supervisory Board of Kwast Wijnkopers and Rabobank Amsterdam, member of the Supervisory Board and chairman of the Audit Committee at AVG Technologies and Delta Lloyd N.V. and member of the Supervisory Board at WorldWise Marine Holding.
Mr. Haars has the Dutch nationality. He lives in Amsterdam with his wife and he has three daughters.