On 1 May 2014, the General Meeting of Shareholders of Brunel International N.V. appointed Mr Jeroen Ekkel, Mr, Peter de Laat and Mr Arjan de Vries to the Board of Directors.
Mr Ekkel was born in 1974 and has the Dutch nationality. After completion of the propaedeutics in commercial economics and Dutch law, Mr Ekkel worked for several finance intermediaries before he joined Brunel in 2006. Mr Ekkel fulfilled several commercial management positions within Brunel Netherlands. From 2012 onwards Mr Ekkel held the position of director of Brunel Netherlands. Mr Ekkel gained an extensive knowledge and experience in professional staffing business. Within the Board of Directors Mr Ekkel will be responsible for Brunel International’s operations in Europe. His title is Chief Operating Officer Europe (COO Europe).
Mr De Laat was born in 1972 and has the Dutch nationality. After having obtained his Master Degree in Business Economics, Mr De Laat worked for 16 years with Deloitte Accountants and was amongst others member of the team responsible for the audit of Brunel. In 2012 Mr De Laat joined Brunel and from April 2013 onwards held the position of Director Finance and Control. Mr De Laat, chartered accountant, has extensive expertise and experience in the areas of financial policy, strategy, business economics and finance. Within the Board of Directors Mr De Laat will be responsible for Corporate Finance and Control. His title is Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Mr De Vries was born in 1968 and has the Dutch nationality. After his study Mechanical Engineering and obtaining his Bachelor of Business Administration Mr De Vries started his professional career as account manager with Multec, legal predecessor of Brunel Netherlands, in 1994 and obtained his Master Degree in Business Administration in 2002. Mr De Vries has held various national and international positions within the Brunel group. In 2012 Mr De Vries was appointed regional manager for Brunel Energy Europe and Africa. Mr De Vries has experience in working within an international framework and has the expertise needed to operationally manage a global organisation. Within the Board of Directors Mr De Vries will be responsible for Brunel International’s global Energy business. His title is Chief Operating Officer Energy (COO Energy).
The AGM also approved the proposal to split each ordinary share into two ordinary shares.