Tex Gunning appointed as a member of FrieslandCampina’s Supervisory Board

14 December 2011

With effect from 14 December 2011, Tex Gunning (61) has been appointed a member of the Supervisory Board of the dairy company, Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.

Tex Gunning has extensive global experience as a manager. He currently sits on the Executive Committee of AkzoNobel, where he is responsible for Decorative Paints. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of TNT Express. He previously held various management roles at Unilever and was CEO at Vedior.

Tex Gunning succeeds Rob ter Haar, who is retiring by rotation as a Supervisory Director and is no longer eligible for re-election. The Supervisory Board of FrieslandCampina is made up of thirteen members. Nine of the members sit on the Executive Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. and four members are external supervisory directors.

It was previously announced that with effect from 14 December 2011, Sjoerd Galema and Hans Stöcker would be joining the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. and the Executive Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. Sjoerd Galema and Hans Stöcker succeed Kees Wantenaar and Jorrit Jorritsma, who are retiring by rotation and are not eligible for re-election.

With effect from 14 December 2011, Piet Boer succeeds Kees Wantenaar as the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. and of the Executive Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. Jan Uijttewaal has been elected as the new Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board and the Executive Board of the cooperative. He succeeds Piet Boer. Peter Elverding has been re-elected as a member of the Supervisory Board.