meet our 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. Since Randstad's public listing, the Chairman of the Supervisory Board is fully independent. The Supervisory Board meets regularly throughout the year, according to a pre-arranged schedule. All members intend to join all meetings. However, the desired minimum attendance rate is 90%. The profiles of the members of the Supervisory Board are listed below, including their specific (industry) experience. 

wout dekker (1956, dutch).

  • chair
  • first appointment 2012
  • current term 2016 - 2020
  • chair of the governance and nomination committee, member of the remuneration committee and member of the audit committee.

Wout Dekker is the former Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Nutreco N.V. and the former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rabobank. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Princess Maxima Centre for Child Oncology and a member of the Supervisory Board of SHV Holdings NV and FrieslandCampina NV.

jaap winter (1963, dutch).

  • vice-chair
  • first appointment 2011
  • current term 2015-2019
  • member of the governance and nomination committee and member of the audit committee

Until December 2017, Jaap Winter was President of the Executive Board of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Until December 2013, he was partner at law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. He is Professor of International Company Law at the University of Amsterdam. He was a member of the first Dutch Corporate Governance Committee and the European Corporate Governance Forum. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of Het Koninklijk Concertgebouw N.V. and Stichting Het Van Gogh Museum.

annet aris (1958, dutch).

  • first appointment 2018
  • current term 2018 - 2022
  • chair of the remuneration committee

Since 2003, Annet Aris is Adjunct Professor of Strategy at INSEAD where she teaches courses on digital transformation and disruption. From 1994 to 2003, she was a partner with McKinsey & Company in Germany. She is a member of the Supervisory Boards of ASML N.V., a.s.r. Nederland NV, Thomas Cook Plc and Jungheinrich AG.

henri giscard d’estaing (1956, french).

  • first appointment 2008
  • current term 2016 to 2020
  • member of the governance and nomination committee

Henri Giscard d’Estaing has been Chairman of the Board and CEO of Club Méditerranée SA 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 SA and a global partner of the Fosun Group.

frank dorjee (1960, dutch).

  • first appointment 2014
  • current term 2018 - 2022
  • chair 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. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of Koole BV, FRV BV and Beacon Rail Lux Holdings S.A.R.L. and a member of the Board of Directors of YOFC.

barbara borra (1960, italian).

  • first appointment 2015
  • current term 2015 - 2019
  • member of the remuneration committee

Barbara Borra is CEO for EMEA of Fontana Group. Before joining Fontana, she was with Whirlpool for 10 years, serving in different senior management positions and more recently as Vice-President of its Chinese operations. Before joining Whirlpool, she held a number of international roles in various countries at Rhodia, GE and Lev-O-Cal Company. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Brembo.

rudy provoost (1959, belgian).

  • first appointment 2015
  • current term 2015 - 2019
  • member of the governance and nomination committee

Rudy Provoost is the former CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Rexel Group. Before joining the Rexel Group in 2011, he was a member of the Management Board of Royal Philips and successively CEO of Philips Lighting and CEO of Philips Consumer Electronics. He also held various senior leadership and executive management positions at Whirlpool, Canon and Procter & Gamble. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Elia as well as the Vlerick Business School.