The entire Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina forms part of the Supervisory Board of the FrieslandCampina company. Alongside these nine members from the Board, the Supervisory Board also includes four external members.

Role and responsibilities

The role and responsibilities of the Supervisory Board are comparable with those of the Supervisory Board of other companies of similar size. Its unique characteristic is that nine of the thirteen members of the Supervisory Board are dairy farmers.

The Supervisory Board’s responsibilities include the policy and business progress within the Company and with this the achievement of the goals, strategy, profit development and the social aspects of doing business that are relevant for the Company.

Frans Keurentjes Frans (F.A.M.) Keurentjes (1957)
Position
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., Chairman of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A.
First appointed 31 December 2008
Nationality Dutch
Occupation dairy farmer
Other positions held member of the Groningen Provincial Council, member of Grondkamer Noord (Agricultural Land Tenancies Authority North)
Erwin Wunnekink Erwin (W.M.) Wunnekink (1970)
Position
member of the member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., member of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A.
First appointed 16 December 2009
Nationality Dutch
Occupation dairy farmer
Other positions held none
Jan Keijsers Jan (J.P.C.) Keijsers (1955)
Position
Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., member of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A.
First appointed 31 December 2008
Nationality Dutch
Occupation dairy farmer
Other positions held none
Peter Elverding Peter (P.A.F.W.) Elverding (1948)
Position
member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.
First appointed 31 December 2008
Nationality Dutch
Other positions held Vice-chairman of the Supervisory Board of ING Groep N.V., Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Koninklijke BAM Groep nv, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Océ N.V., member of the Supervisory Board of SHV Holdings N.V., Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Q-Park, member of the Board of Stichting Instituut Gak
Tex Gunning Tex (L.W.) Gunning (1950)
Position
member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.
First appointed 14 December 2011
Nationality Dutch
Other positions held member of the Board of Management and Executive Committee of AkzoNobel N.V. responsible for Decorative Paints, member of the Supervisory Board of TNT Express
Angelique Huiben Pijnenburg Angelique (A.A.M.) Huijben-Pijnenburg (1968)
Position
member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., member of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A.
First appointed 15 December 2010
Nationality Dutch
Occupation dairy farmer
Hans Stöcker Hans (H.) Stöcker (1964)
Position
member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., member of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A.
First appointed 14 December 2011
Nationality German
Occupation dairy farmer
Other positions held Chairman of Landesvereinigung Milch NRW, chairman of the Supervisory Board of Milchverwertungsgesellschaft NRW, member of Kreisstelle Oberberg der Landwirtschaftskammerr NRW, member of Landschaftsbeirat Oberbergischer Kreis, member of Aufsichtsrat Raiffeisenerzeuger genossenschaft Bergisch Land, chairman of the Association “Milch und Kultur Rheinland und Westfalen”
Ben van der Veer Ben (B.) van der Veer (1951)
Position
member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.
First appointed 1 October 2009
Nationality Dutch
Other positions held member of the Supervisory Board of Reed Elsevier N.V. and non-executive director Reed Elsevier PLC, member of the Supervisory Board of AEGON N.V., member of the Supervisory Board of TomTom N.V., member of the Supervisory Board of Siemens Nederland N.V.
Sandra Addink Sandra Addink-Berendsen
Position member of the member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., member of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A.
First appointed 16 December 2014
Nationality Dutch
Occupation dairy farmer
Other positions held member of the Supervisory Board of ForFarmers B.V.
René Hooft - Graafland René Hooft Graafland (1955)
Position member of the member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.
First appointed 1 May 2015
Nationality Dutch
Occupation CFO of Heineken N.V.
Bert ten Doeschot
Position member of the member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., member of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A.
First appointed 16 December 2015
Nationality Dutch
Occupation dairy farmer, chairman of the board of Coöperatie CR-Delta, vice-chairman of the supervisory board of CRV and member of the supervisory board of Rabobank Centraal Twente
Hans Hettinga Hans Hettinga
PositionMember of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., member of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A.
Appointed 20 December 2016
Nationality Dutch
Occupation dairy farmer
Other positions held: member municipality council Súdwest-Fryslân
Gjalt Mulder Gjalt Mulder
PositionMember of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., member of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A.
Appointed 20 December 2016
Nationality Dutch
Occupation dairy farmer
Other positions held: member of the memberboard of AB Fryslân/Noord-Holland

Committees Supervisory Board

Remuneration & Appointment Committee

  • Peter Elverding, Chairman

Audit Committee

  • Ben van der Veer
  • Erwin Wunnekink