Heineken N.V. announced today that it will propose to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Shareholders on 25 April 2013 that Mr. Henk Scheffers be appointed a member of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. If approved, Mr. Scheffers will join the Audit Committee.
Mr. Scheffers, 65, is a Dutch citizen and was until 2007 CFO and member of the Board of Directors of SHV Holdings. Prior to that, from 1993 to 1999, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Leaseplan Corporation. Mr. Scheffers started his career as Control Project Leader at Deloitte (1966-1974). In 1974 he joined Royal Bunge as Internal Auditor. After becoming the European Controller he was appointed President of Royal Bunge in 1982, a position he held until 1993.
Mr. Scheffers is a chartered accountant and holds the following supervisory board seats (or non-executive seats) in large Dutch entities:
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Aalberts Industries N.V.
Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group N.V.
Member of the Supervisory Board of AON Groep Nederland B.V.
Member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.
His other positions are:
Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Flint Holding N.V.
Chairman of the Investment Committee of NPM Capital N.V.
In order to comply with the Dutch Act on Management and Supervision (Wet Bestuur en Toezicht) in relation to the maximum number of supervisory board seats and non-executive board seats, Mr. Scheffers will, prior to his appointment, relinquish one of his supervisory board seats.
Subject to approval of the AGM on 25 April 2013, the composition of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. will then be as follows:
Hans Wijers (chairman)
Jos? Antonio Fern?ndez Carbajal (vice–chairman)
Maarten Das (delegated member)
Michel de Carvalho
Jan Maarten de Jong
Annemiek Fentener van Vlissingen
Javier Astaburuaga Sanjin?s