Rabobank: Wiebe Draijer appointed to second term

The Supervisory Board of Rabobank has appointed Wiebe Draijer to a second four-year term. His new term as Chairman of the Managing Board will commence on 1 October 2018.

Ron Teerlink, Chairman of the Supervisory Board: ‘The Supervisory Board is delighted with the results Rabobank has achieved during Wiebe Draijer’s first term. Rabobank is successfully undergoing a far-reaching transition and we are glad that Wiebe will lead the bank for another four years.’

Wiebe Draijer: ‘I am very pleased with the Supervisory Board’s confidence. Thanks to the dedication of all the employees, Rabobank has achieved good results over the past four years. Customer satisfaction has risen and the financial results have improved. Rabobank is a sound bank with high capital buffers that plays a very meaningful role in society as a cooperative. I am extremely motivated to lead the further development of our wonderful Rabobank together with my colleagues on the Managing Board in the coming years. Our mission of “Growing a better world together” will be leading in this endeavour.’

Wiebe Draijer joined the Rabobank Executive Board on 1 October 2014. He was born in 1965 and studied mechanical engineering at the Delft University of Technology. He earned his MBA at Insead Business School in 1992. From 1990 through 2003, he served as a consultant at McKinsey. He was appointed this organisation’s Managing Partner Netherlands in 2004 and Managing Partner Benelux in 2006. Wiebe Draijer became Chairman of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER) on 1 September 2012. In this position he played a decisive role in the realisation of the Dutch Energy Agreement on Sustainable Growth. Wiebe Draijer is married and has four children.

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