supervisory board

The supervisory board, acting in the interests of the company, supervises and advises the executive board in performing its management tasks, setting the direction of the Randstad business and guiding the general development of the company, including its financial policies and corporate structure. It evaluates the strategy, development of results, operating model, internal control mechanisms and CSR framework established under the executive board’s management. It is empowered to recommend to general meetings of shareholders persons to be appointed as members of the supervisory board and executive board. Major management decisions, including those involving Group strategy, require the approval of the supervisory board. The supervisory board further supervises the structure and management of systems of internal business controls and the financial reporting process. It determines the remuneration of the individual members of the executive board within the remuneration policy adopted by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. 

Randstad Supervisory Board

Firts W. FrohlichFritz W. Fröhlich (1942, German)

  • Chairman
  • First appointment 2003
  • Current term of office 2011 - 2015
  • Chairman of the remuneration and nomination committee and member of the audit committee

Fritz Fröhlich is the former chief financial officer and vice-chairman of the executive board of AkzoNobel nv, and is a member of the supervisory boards of ASML Holding NV, Rexel SA and Prysmian S.p.A.. 

Wout DekkerWout Dekker (1956, Dutch)  

  • Vice-chairman
  • First appointment 2012
  • Current term of office 2012 - 2016
  • Chairman of the strategy committee and member of the audit committee

Wout Dekker is the former chairman of the executive board of Nutreco N.V.  He is chairman of the supervisory boards of Rabobank Nederland and the Princess Maxima Centre for child oncology and a member of the supervisory board of Macintosh Retail Group N.V.

Beverley C. HodsonBeverley C. Hodson (1951, British) 

  • First appointment 2008
  • Current term of office 2012 - 2016
  • Member of the remuneration and nomination committee
Beverley Hodson is a former managing director of WH Smith Group PLC, Sears Plc and Boots PLC. She is currently a non-executive director of NFU Mutual Insurance and an honorary associate of Newnham College, Cambridge, a council member of Gloucestershire University and Cheltenham College, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a director of Putsborough Management Ltd.

Henri M.E.V. Giscard d’EstaingHenri M.E.V. Giscard d’Estaing (1956, French) 

  • First appointment 2008
  • Current term of office 2012 - 2016
  • Member of the strategy committee

Henri Giscard d’Estaing has been chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Club Méditerranée S.A. since December 2002. Before joining Club Méditerranée in 1997, he held various management positions at Groupe Danone and Cofremca. He was formerly a member of the supervisory board of Vedior N.V. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Groupe Casino Guichard-Perrachon S.A.. He privately holds 450 ordinary shares in Randstad Holding nv.

Giovanna Kampouri MonnasGiovanna Kampouri Monnas (1955, Greek) 

  • First appointment 2006
  • Current term of office 2014 - 2018
  • Member of the remuneration, nomination and the strategy committee
Giovanna Kampouri Monnas is an independent consultant and the former president of the international division and member of the executive committee of Joh. Benckiser GmbH. She is a non-executive director of Puig S.L. and Aptar Group Inc. She is also a member of the International Academy of Management.

Jaap WinterJaap Winter (1963, Dutch) 

  • First appointment 2011
  • Current term of office 2011-2015
  • member of the remuneration, nomination and strategy committee

Jaap Winter is president of the executive board of VU University Amsterdam. Until December 2012, he was a partner at lawfirm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. He is a professor of corporate governance at the Duisenburg School of Finance and professor of international company law at the University of Amsterdam. He was a member of the Dutch corporate governance committee and the European Corporate Governance Forum. He is a member of the supervisory board of the Stichting Koninklijk Kabinet van Schilderijen Mauritshuis and a member of the supervisory board of the Koninklijke Concertgebouw NV.

Frank Dorjee

Frank Dorjee (1960, Dutch)

  • First appointment 2014
  • Current term of office 2014 - 2018
  • Chairman of the audit committee
Frank Dorjee was chief strategic officer and member of the board of directors of Prysmian Spa from March 2011 until January 2014. Until its takeover by Prysmian Spa, he was CEO and chairman of the executive board of Draka Holding NV from 2010 to 2011 and its CFO from 2004 until 2009.