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, appointed as Chairman 20 December 2016
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Dairy farmer
Other positions held Chairman Noorderlijk Landbouw Beraad, Member of the Board of Topsector Agri & Food, Member of Grondkamer Noord, Member of the Board of NCR
Supervisory board 3 Erwin (W.M.) Wunnekink (1970)
Position
Vice-chairman of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., Vice-chairman of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A.
First appointed 16 December 2009, appointed as Vice-chairman 20 december 2016
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Dairy farmer
Other positions held Member of the Supervisory Board of ForFarmers N.V.
Heiko Schipper Heiko (H.W.J.) Schipper (1969)
Position
 Member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.
First appointed 17 December 2019
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Member Board of Management Bayer AG, President of the Consumer Health Division
Other positions held Member of Executive Committee and Board GSCF
Supervisory board 5 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 Stocker 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 te Supervisory Board Raiffeisen Warengenossenschaft Rheinland eG, Chairman of the Association “Milch und Kultur Rheinland und Westfalen”
Angelien Kemna Angelien (A.G.Z.) Kemna (1957)
Position
 Member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.
First appointed 17 december 2019
Nationality Dutch
Other positions held Non-Executive Director AXA Group S.A., Senior Independent Director AXA Investment Management S.A., Vice Chairwoman NIBC N.V.
Sandra Addink Sandra (J.W.) Addink-Berendsen (1973)
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 N.V., Member of the Supervisory Board of Alfa Top-Holding B.V.
René Hooft - Graafland René (D.R.) 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 Vice-chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wolters Kluwer N.V., Member of the Supervisory Board of Royal Ahold Delhaize N.V., Chairman of the Board of the African Parks Foundation, Chairman of the Board of the National Fund 4 and 5 May Foundation, Chairman of the Board of the Carré Fonds, Member of the Corporate Governance Code Monitoring Committee
Elze Jellema Elze (E.) Jellema (1979)
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 17 December 2019
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Dairy farmer
Supervisory board 7 Cor (C.C.H.) Hoogeveen (1962)
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 19 December 2017
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Dairy farmer
Hans Hettinga Hans (H.T.J.) Hettinga (1959)
Position Member 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: Chairman CDA Súdwest-Fryslân municipality
Gjalt Mulder Gjalt (G.) Mulder (1970)
Position Member 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 Members’ Council of AB Fryslân and Noord-Holland
Wout (W.) Dekker (1956)
Position 
Member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.
Appointed 1 July 2017
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Randstad N.V., Member of the Supervisory Board of SHV Holdings N.V., Board Member of Women on Wings, Member of the Supervisory Board of Pon Holdings B.V.

Committees Supervisory Board

Remuneration & Appointment Committee

  • Wout Dekker, chairman
  • Frans Keurentjes
  • Erwin Wunnekink

Audit Committee

  • Angelien Kemna, chairwoman
  • René Hooft Graafland
  • Sandra Addink-Berendsen
  • Angelique Huijben-Pijnenburg