KPN proposes to appoint Mr Edzard Overbeek to the Supervisory Board
The Supervisory Board of Royal KPN N.V. ("KPN") announces the nomination of Mr Edzard Overbeek for appointment as an independent member of the Supervisory Board. The appointment will be proposed at an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders ("EGM") which is expected to be held in due course, and will be for a period ending at the Annual General Meeting of shareholders in 2021.
Duco Sickinghe, Chairman of the Supervisory Board:
"We are pleased to nominate Edzard to the Supervisory Board. His presence will contribute to our knowledge of the international communications industry as well as new business models and trends in the digital space. His nomination is in line with the expressed intention of the Supervisory Board to strengthen its knowledge of, and experience in these fields. The Board of Management and the Supervisory Board look forward to work with him on the future of KPN."
Mr Overbeek (Dutch nationality, 50) is Chief Executive Officer of HERE Technologies. Having spent nearly 30 years in the ICT industry, Mr Overbeek has gained extensive experience in the global digital and communication industry. Prior to joining HERE Technologies, he held several management roles at Cisco, including leading the global services organization and the Asia-Pacific, Japan & China region. He currently does not hold other non-executive board positions.