Vastned nominates new Supervisory Board members
Vastned, the listed European retail property company focusing on venues for premium shopping, announces that Charlotte Insinger and Marc van Gelder will be nominated as new members of the Supervisory Board during the Annual General Meeting of 24 April 2015.
Charlotte Insinger and Marc van Gelder are being nominated for a four-year term. At the Annual General Meeting of 24 April 2015, Mr Pieter Verboom will retire from the Supervisory Board after eleven years. Wouter Kolff already indicated at the 2014 Annual General Meeting that he would retire from Vastned's Supervisory Board in April 2016, after a period of ten years. In order to ensure a smooth transition, the Supervisory Board will have five members during a period of one year. After approval from the Annual General Meeting, the Supervisory Board will have the following members: Wouter Kolff (chairman), Jeroen Hunfeld, Marieke Bax, Charlotte Insinger and Marc van Gelder.
Charlotte Insinger started her career with Shell, where she held a range of financial management posts. Subsequently, she fulfilled management positions with Robeco, among them project leader of the split-off of property fund Rodamco. From 2005 to 2010 she was CFO and a member of the Executive Board of the Erasmus Medical Centre. Over the past ten years she has held various supervisory positions, including a supervisory board member with Vesteda Residential Fund. She is currently on the Supervisory Board of Ballast Nedam, SNS Reaal (nominated by the Dutch government in 2009) and Trustee of the Dutch Air Traffic Control and the Filmfund.
Marc van Gelder started his career with American merchant bank Drexel Burnham Lambert. He then moved to McKinsey & Company as a strategic consultant and fulfilled various management positions with Royal Ahold in the Netherlands and the United Sates in the area of retail and e-commerce. For the past nine years he has been CEO of medical service provider Mediq, which was listed until 2013. He is currently on the Supervisory Board of Maxeda, Action and Belgian company Gimv.
Vastned is a listed (Euronext Amsterdam) European retail property company focusing on venues for premium shopping. Vastned invests in selected cities in Europe and Istanbul, with a clear focus on the best retail property in the most popular shopping streets in the bigger cities (high streets). Vastned's tenants are strong and leading international and national retail brands. The property portfolio has a size of approximately € 1.5 billion.