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Management & supervision

The Executive Board of Van Lanschot Kempen is leading the core activities (Private Banking, EviAsset Management and Merchant Banking). The Executive Board consists of the members of the Statutory Board of Van Lanschot Kempen NV and the two members of the former Management Board of Kempen & Co NV who are responsible for Asset Management and Merchant Banking.

The members of the Statutory Board of Van Lanschot Kempen N.V. together form the Statutary Board of Van Lanschot Kempen Wealth Management NV.

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Executive Board

Karl Guha

Karl Guha

Chairman of the Statutory Board of Van Lanschot Kempen/Van Lanschot Kempen Wealth Management

Born

1964, male

Nationality

Dutch

Appointed

2 January 2013

Areas of responsibility

Advanced Analytics, Communications, Company Secretariat/Legal, Compliance, Group Audit, Human Resource Management, Strategy & Corporate Development, Sustainability, Van Lanschot Belgium

Total number of board and/or supervisory positions

Two

Professional experience

1989 – ABN AMRO: Various managerial positions in Structured Finance, Treasury, Capital Management, Investor Relations, Risk Management and Asset & Liability Management
2009 – UniCredit Banking Group: CRO and member of the executive management committee, and member of supervisory boards of Bank Austria, HVB in Germany and Zao Bank in Russia

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Constant Korthout

Constant Korthout

Member of the Statutory Board, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Risk Officer of Van Lanschot Kempen/Van Lanschot Kempen Wealth Management

Born

1962, male

Nationality

Dutch

Appointed

27 October 2010

Areas of responsibility

Finance, Reporting & Control, Treasury, Group Risk Management, Credit Restructuring & Recovery, Asset Management

Total number of board and/or supervisory positions

Four

Significant board and/or supervisory positions

Kempen Capital Management: Chair of statutory board

Other key positions

Dijklander Hospital: Member of Supervisory Board and chairman Audit Committee

Professional experience

1985 – ABN AMRO: Management trainee, senior account manager corporate clients
1990 – KPMG Management Consultants, financial management consultant
1992 – Robeco: Group Controller, CFO and member of executive board of Weiss, Peck & Greer in New York, and Corporate Development Director
2002 – Robeco: CFO, including Risk Management, Treasury and Corporate Development

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Arjan Huisman

Arjan Huisman

Member of the Statutory Board, Chief Operating Officer of Van Lanschot Kempen/Van Lanschot Kempen Wealth Management

Born

1971, male

Nationality

Dutch

Appointed

6 May 2010

Areas of responsibility

Digital & Innovation, IT Platforms & Security, Service Centre Securities, Service Centre Data Management, Service Centre Procurement, Contract Management & Facilities

Total number of board and/or supervisory positions

Four

Significant supervisory board memberships and/or (board) positions

VLC & Partners: Member of supervisory board

Professional experience

1995 – BCG Amsterdam and Boston offices: Various consulting positions, with a strong focus on financial services
2004 – BCG Prague office: Partner and Managing Director
2008 – BCG Amsterdam office: Partner and Managing Director

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Richard Bruens

Richard Bruens

Member of the Statutory Board of Van Lanschot Kempen/Van Lanschot Kempen Wealth Management

Born

1967, male

Nationality

Dutch

Appointed

15 May 2014

Areas of responsibility

Private Banking, Van Lanschot Switzerland, Evi

Total number of board and/or supervisory positions

Three

Significant supervisory board memberships and/or (board) positions

-

Professional experience

1991 – ABN AMRO: Various managerial positions in the Global Markets division, Managing Director of Investor Relations
2007 – Renaissance Capital: Member of group managing board
2010 – ABN AMRO: Global Head Products & Solutions and Global Head Private Wealth Management

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By-laws Statutory Board and Executive Board

Supervisory Board

The members of the Supervisory Board of Van Lanschot Kempen are appointed by the General Meeting. The members of the Supervisory Board are also the members of the Supervisory Board of Van Lanschot Kempen Wealth Management NV.

Frans Blom

Frans Blom

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Date of birth and sex

1962, male

Nationality

Dutch

Appointed

5 October 2018; first term of office expires in 2023

Other key positions

Frans Blom holds no other board and supervisory positions.

Previous positions or offices held

Boston Consulting Group The Netherlands, Senior partner and managing director 

 

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Manfred Schepers

Manfred Schepers

Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Date of birth and sex

1960, male

Nationality

Dutch

Appointed

18 May 2017; first term of office expires in 2021

Other key supervisory board memberships and board positions
  • NWB Bank, Member of the Supervisory Board
Other key positions
  • Amsterdam Institute of Finance, Member of the Advisory Board 
  • UWC Atlantic College, Member of the Board of Governors
  • Europees Fonds voor Strategische Investeringen, Member of the Investment Committee
  • Cardano Development, Project Manager ILX

Manfred Schepers holds a total of four board and supervisory positions.

Previous positions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

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Karin Bergstein

Karin Bergstein

Member of the Supervisory Board

Date of birth and sex

1967, female

Nationality

Dutch

Appointed

28 May 2020; first term of office expires in 2024

Other key supervisory board memberships and board positions
  • Sanquin, Member of the Supervisory Board
  • Universiteit van Utrecht, Member of the Supervisory Board
Other key positions
  • Aidence, CFO

Karin Bergstein holds a total of four board and supervisory positions.

Previous positions or offices held
  • a.s.r. Nederland, Member of the Board of Directors/COO
  • Human Total Care, Member of the Supervisory Board
  • ING Bank Nederland, Member Managing Board
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Jeanine Helthuis

Jeanine Helthuis

Member of the Supervisory Board

Date of birth and sex

1962, female

Nationality

Dutch

Appointed

2 July 2013; second term of office expires in 2021

Principal position

Van Doorne, Managing Director

Other key supervisory board memberships and board positions
  • Prorail, Member of the Supervisory Board

Jeanine Helthuis holds a total of five board and supervisory positions.

Previous positions
  • PC Uitvaart, Managing Director
  • Monuta Holding/Monuta Verzekeringen, Chairman
  • Fortis Bank Nederland, Member of the Board of Directors
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Bernadette Langius

Bernadette Langius

Member of the Supervisory Board

Date of birth and sex

1960, female

Nationality

Dutch

Appointed

13 May 2015; second term of office expires in 2023

Other key supervisory board memberships and board positions
  • IBM Nederland, Member of the Supervisory Board
  • BDO Nederland, Member of the Supervisory Board
  • Ingenico ePayments Nederland, Member of the Supervisory Board

Bernadette Langius holds a total of five board and supervisory positions.

Previous positions
  • VU University in Amsterdam, Member of the Executive Board
  • ABN AMRO (including CEO of Commercial Banking NL and CEO of Private Banking NL)

 

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Maarten Muller

Maarten Muller

Member of the Supervisory Board

Date of birth and sex

1954, male

Nationality

Dutch

Appointed

31 May 2018; first term of office expires in 2022

Other key supervisory board memberships and board positions
  • Stichting Continuïteit Tom Tom, Chairman
  • Stichting Vopak, Board Member
Other key positions
  • Of counsel Allen & Overy LLP

Maarten Muller holds a total of two board and supervisory positions.

Previous positions or offices held
  • Partner Allen & Overy LLP

 

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Lex van Overmeire

Lex van Overmeire

Member of the Supervisory Board

Date of birth and sex

1956, male

Nationality

Dutch

Appointed

30 January 2017; first term of office expires in 2021

Other key supervisory board memberships and board positions
  • CIZ (Centrum indicatiestelling zorg), Chairman of the Audit Advisory Committee
  • Stichting Arq, Member of the Supervisory Board

Lex van Overmeire holds a total of three board and supervisory positions.

Previous positions or offices held
  • Audit Partner EY Accountants LLP
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The Supervisory Board has appointed four committees from among its members: an Audit & Compliance Committee, a Risk Committee, a Selection & Appointment Committee and a Remuneration Committee.

By-laws and composition of the Supervisory Board

By-laws and composition of the committees

Selection & Remuneration 2019

Shareholders

Van Lanschot Kempen NV’s issued share capital consists fully of ordinary A shares. More than 99.9% of the ordinary A shares are held by Stichting Administratiekantoor gewone Aandelen A Van Lanschot Kempen (the Trust Office), which has issued depositary receipts for those shares. The depositary receipts are listed on the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange. The protective function of issuing depositary receipts for shares was lifted in 2006. This means that, in line with the Dutch Corporate Governance Code, the Trust Office will in all cases allow the holders of depositary receipts to exercise their voting rights.

Rights of shareholders, shareholders' meeting powers

Each voting shareholder is authorised to attend the shareholders’ meeting, address the meeting and exercise the voting right. Each share entitles the holder to cast one vote in the shareholders’ meeting.

Additional information on the rights of shareholders and the main powers of the shareholders’ meeting are as follows can be found in the Corporate Governance section of the Annual Report 2019 (page 92 and further).

Rights of shareholders

Simplified legal structure

Van Lanschot Kempen NV is a two-tier board company and the holding company of Van Lanschot Kempen Wealth Management NV. Kempen Capital Management NV is a subsidiary of Van Lanschot Kempen Wealth Management NV.