Supervisory board

Mr. M. Vrijsen (Chairman) (1947)

Nationality: Dutch
Previous positions:
Senior VP Global Operations and Engineering of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (DuPont), US; Various positions at DuPont, US
Supervisory Directorships:
Broadview Holding; Casco Phil, Belgium
Additional position:
Senior External Advisor McKinsey
First appointed in 2013
Current term of office 2021-2023


Mrs. I. Haaijer (1969)

Nationality: Dutch
Previous positions:
Among others, President and CEO DSM FoodSpecialties and President DSM Personal Care at Royal DSM, NL; CEO Philips AVENT and VP Corporate Strategy Royal Philips Electronics, NL; Consultant The Boston Consulting Group, NL
Supervisory Directorships: Glanbia Plc
First appointed in 2020
Current term of office 2020-2024


Mrs. M.E. Doherty (1957)

Nationality: British and Irish
Previous positions:
CFO and Executive Director Reckit Benckiser plc, UK; CFO and Executive Director Barmbles Ltd., Australia; Group International Finance Director and International Finance Director Tesco plc, UK; SVP Finance, Central and Eastern Europe, and various other positions at Unilever plc, UK.
Supervisory Directorships:
Non-Executive Director, Audit Committee Chair and member Risk Committee of Novartis AG, Switzerland; Supervisory Board member and member Audit Committee of Koninklijke Philips NV
Additional Positions:
Advisor to Agrolimen SA, subsidiaries GB Foods and Affinity Petcare, Spain
First appointed in 2015
Current term of office 2019-2023


Mr. W. Lin (1946)

Nationality: United States of America
Previous positions:
Chief Operating Officer in the upstream segment at BP, various other senior leadership roles with P&L accountabilities across the world at BP, and various positions at Consolidated Edison Corporation in New York and with Nestle USA in California.
Current position:
Executive Vice President for Regions, Cities & Solutions and a member of BP's Executive Committee
Supervisory Directorships:
First appointed in 2022
Current term of office 2022- 2026


Mr. S. Riisgaard (1951)

Nationality: Danish
Previous position:
President and CEO Novozymes A/S, Denmark
Supervisory Directorships:
Novo Nordisk Foundation, Denmark; Vice-Chair Novo Holding A/S, Denmark; Vice-Chair of Villum Foundation, Denmark; Chair of Xellia A/S, Denmark
First appointed in 2014
Current term of office 2022-2024


Mrs. D. Temperley (1973)

Nationality: Bulgarian and British
Previous positions:
Group CFO of Beiersdorf, Germany, CFO of Nestle South East Europe; CFO of Nestle Purina EMENA; Head of Investor Relations of Nestle; and Finance Roles with Cable & Wireless.
Supervisory Directorships:
Coca-Cola Eurpean Partners
First appointed in 2021
Current term of office 2021-2025