Van Lanschot and Mr P. (Peter) R. Zwart, member of the Board of Managing Directors, hereby announce that, by mutual agreement, Peter Zwart (54) will step down with effect from 1 January 2010 at the end of his current four-year term of appointment.
Peter Zwart has worked at Van Lanschot since 1985 and became a member of the Board of Managing Directors in 1998. The Supervisory Board and the Board of Managing Directors would like to thank Mr Zwart for his contribution to the successful expansion of the bank's sales organisation. Mr Zwart will continue to fill various external positions on behalf of Van Lanschot, including several supervisory directorships.
In addition to the contractual six-month period of notice, Mr Zwart will receive compensation of one-year's annual salary in accordance with his employment contract.
's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, 26 March 2009
Van Lanschot Media Relations: Arno Barens, Corporate Communication Director
Van Lanschot Investor Relations: Geraldine Bakker-Grier, Investor Relations Manager
Van Lanschot NV is the holding company of F. van Lanschot Bankiers NV, the oldest independent bank in the Netherlands with a history dating back to 1737. Van Lanschot focuses on three target groups: high net-worth individuals, medium-sized businesses (including family businesses) and institutional investors. Van Lanschot stands for high-quality services founded on integrated advice, personal service and customised solutions. Van Lanschot NV is listed on the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Market.
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