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Personal details – Executive Board

Marjan Rintel (b. 1967), Chair and CEO - Dutch nationality

  • Focus on: communication and corporate affairs, audit and risk management, legal and board secretariat, Integrity & Compliance

  • Other positions: member of the board of governors of Hermitage Amsterdam, member of the supervisory board of Nederlandse Loterij, member of the executive board of the National Committee for 4 and 5 May Foundation, jury member for the Young Captain Award

  • Background: Business Administration (Groningen University), among others

  • Career: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, KLM, Air France/KLM, among others

Bert Groenewegen (b. 1964), Member of the Board for Finance, Dutch nationality

  • Focus on: finance, Abellio, IT, procurement, accommodation, new trains, security

  • Other positions: member of the supervisory board of Coolblue, member of the supervisory board of Teslin Participaties, member of the supervisory board of the Dutch Railway Museum

  • Background: Business Economics (Tilburg University), among others

  • Career: Exact Software, General Atlantic Partners, PCM Uitgevers and Ziggo, among others

Tjalling Smit (b. 1977), Director of Commerce & Development, Dutch nationality

  • Focus on: strategy and innovation, network development, sustainability, commerce

  • Other positions: member of the executive committee of Coöperatie OV Bedrijven

  • Background: Business Administration (Nyenrode) and Hotel Management School, among others

  • Career: Transavia, Air France/KLM, among others

Anneke de Vries (b. 1964), Stations, Dutch nationality

  • Focus on: stations and area development, commercial operation and chain services, retail, QHSE and sustainability of stations, HR NS

  • Other positions: patroness of NS Harmonie, UAF Award jury member, member of the supervisory board of Stichting Eye Filmmuseum

  • Background: Economic Geography (University of Amsterdam), among others

  • Career: ING Vastgoed Ontwikkeling, Rochdale social housing association, Bureau Architectenregister and Ahold Delhaize, among others

Eelco van Asch (b. 1972), Director of Operations, Dutch nationality, Executive Board member since 1 March 2021

  • Focus on: operations management, service, maintenance, train modernisation, technology, QHSE in operations

  • Other positions: -

  • Background: Business Economics (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), among others

  • Career: KLM, Air France/KLM, Delta Lloyd, among others

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