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 chairman Noorderlijk Landbouw Beraad, member Bestuur Topsector Agri & Food, member of Grondkamer Noord (Agricultural Land Tenancies Authority North), board member NCR
Supervisory board 3 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 member of the Supervisory Board of ForFarmers N.V.
Supervisory board 4 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 CEO & chairman of the Managing Board, LeasePlan Corporation N.V., member Nexus Institute, member Wereld Natuur Fonds, member Vereniging Erasmus Trustfonds, chairman of the Executive Board GrachtenFestival. member Effie Jury
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, Raiffeisen Warengenossenschaft Rheinland eG, chairman of the Association “Milch und Kultur Rheinland und Westfalen”
Supervisory board 6 Ben (B.) van der Veer (1951)
Position
member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.
First appointed 16 december 2009
Nationality Dutch
Other positions held non-executive director RELX PLC, member of the Supervisory Board of AEGON N.V., member of the Supervisory Board of Vopak 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 N.V., member of the Supervisory Board of Alfa Top-Holding 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 member of the Supervisory Board of Royal Ahold Delhaize NV, member of the Supervisory Board of Wolters Kluwer NV, chairman of the Executive Board of the African Parks Foundation, chairman of the Executive Board of the National Fund 4 and 5 May Foundation, chairman Carré Fonds, member of the Corporate Governance Code Monitoring Committee
Bert ten Doeschot 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
Other positions held member of the supervisory board of Rabobank Centraal Twente, member Grondkamer Oost
Supervisory board 7 Cor Hoogeveen 
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 Hettinga
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: board member CDA Súdwest-Fryslân municipality
Gjalt Mulder Gjalt Mulder
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 memberboard of AB Fryslân/Noord-Holland
Wout Dekker (1956)
PositionMember 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., supervisory board member SHV Holdings N.V, bestuurder bij Women on Wings.

Committees Supervisory Board

Remuneration & Appointment Committee

  • Wout Dekker, chairman
  • Frans Keurentjes
  • Erwin Wunnekink

Audit Committee

  • Ben van der Veer, chairman
  • René Hooft Graafland
  • Sandra Addink-Berendsen
  • Angelique Huijben-Pijnenburg