Van Lanschot: shareholders approve appointment of Jeanine Helthuis to the Supervisory Board

's-Hertogenbosch, 2 July 2013

Van Lanschot NV's Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders has voted in favour of the appointment of Jeanine Helthuis as a member of the Supervisory Board.

Ms Helthuis will succeed Truze Lodder, who had indicated that she was not available for reappointment to the Supervisory Board after completing her second term of appointment. Positions previously held by Jeanine Helthuis include chairperson of the board of Monuta and member of the Board of Directors and CEO for Retail Banking at Fortis Bank Nederland. She is currently supervisory director at Prorail. She has completed the suitability screening carried out by the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank).

Jeanine Helthuis has been appointed for four years. Her term of office will end on the day of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in 2017.

Van Lanschot's Supervisory Board now comprises the following members: Tom de Swaan (chairman), Jos Streppel (deputy chairman), Willy Duron, Jeanine Helthuis, Heleen Kersten, Godfried van Lanschot and Abel Slippens.

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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, a wealth manager operating under the Van Lanschot and Kempen & Co brand names, is active in private banking, asset management and merchant banking, with the aim of preserving and creating wealth for its clients. Van Lanschot NV is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

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