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Gerard van OIphen

Chairman Supervisory Board

Gerard van Olphen was appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board of de Volksbank N.V. on 13 August 2021. His term of office will run until the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of 2025.

Additional positions held by Gerard as per 31 December 2021 are:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board a.s.r. / Member Audit & Risk Committee and member of Nomination & ESG Committee
  • Member of the Supervisory Board Dutch Heart Foundation
  • Member Identification Board of the Royal Dutch Professional Association of Auditors (NBA)

Gerard van Olphen has extensive executive-level experience at various financial institutions with roots in Dutch society. In the spring of 2021, he stepped down as Chairman of the Executive Board of APG, the Dutch pension investor. Prior to that he was Chairman of the Executive Board of SNS REAAL and, after the split up, he briefly served as Chairman of insurance company Vivat, acquired at the time by the Anbang Insurance Group. Earlier in his career he held the positions of CFRO and Vice-Chair of the Executive Board of Achmea, CEO of NIBC Asset Management and member of the Executive Committee of NIB Capital. From 1991 to 2001, he held several policy-making positions at SNS REAAL, including that of CEO of REAAL.