Executive Board

Our company is governed by an Executive Board and a Supervisory Board. The Executive Board approves the strategy across the Achmea organization. The Supervisory Board monitors the Executive Board. Would you like to know who runs Achmea? Please find out more about our Executive Board members.
 
 

Willem van Duin

Chairman of the Executive Board

Willem van Duin

Willem van Duin joined Achmea in 1987. Before being appointed to the Executive Board in January 2004, he held various positions at holding level and in the Health, Broker and Direct Distribution divisions.


He was appointed Vice-Chairman of the Excecutive Board on 1 October 2008, and Chairman on 10 February 2009.

 

In addition to his overall responsibility for Achmea, his core responsibilities include Corporate Strategy & CSR,  Communication, Personnel & Organisation policy, Internal Audit, Corporate Office,  external supervisors, and the Central Works Council.

 

In addition, he is member of the Board of the European Alliance Partners Eurapco and Chairman of the Board of the Dutch Association of Insurers (Verbond van Verzekeraars) and a member of the board of VNO-NCW. Internationally, he is Deputy-Chairman  of the International Federation of Health Plans (IFHP) and a member of the Geneva Association

Michel Lamie

Chief Financial Officer

Michel Lamie

Michel Lamie joined Achmea’s Executive Board on 1 January 2017. In April 2017, he succeeded Huub Arendse as Chief Financial Officer. Michel Lamie has been a member of the Board of De Goudse Verzekeringen since 2005 and was appointed CEO in 2009.

Since 2009, Lamie has also chaired the Supervisory Board of the intermediary business, Van Lanschot Chabot.

Between 2002 and 2005, he worked at Achmea, finally as the Group Director of Finance & Control. Prior to this, he held various management roles at KPMG and RSA Benelux.

Bianca Tetteroo

Board Member

Bianca Tetteroo

Bianca Tetteroo joined the Executive Board in June 2015. Ms Tetteroo is a qualified register accountant since 1997 and in addition completed several executive education programmes among which corporate governance and leadership (Insead). She started her career at the accounting firm Mazars in 1988. In 1996, she entered the financial sector when she joined what was then Fortis, holding several management positions there among which at Asset Management and the Insurer.

 

In 2009 she joined Achmea, where she became the financial director of pension provider Syntrus Achmea.

 

Since 2012, she has been Chairman of the division Pension & Life.  Her core responsibilities within the Executive Board include Pension and Life Insurance, Asset Management, Achmea Bank and the pension provider Syntrus Pensioen beheer. Ms Tetteroo is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Kunsthal Rotterdam.

Robert Otto

Board Member

Robbert Otto

Robert Otto joined the Executive Board in August 2015. Mr Otto completed his law degree at Leiden University. After his study, Mr Otto began his career at ING in 1992. In his last position at the bancassurance group, he was responsible for ING Insurance and Postbank Insurance.

 

After a two-year period as CEO of OHRA, Mr Otto became general director of Delta Lloyd’s commercial division in 2010. In mid-2013, Mr Otto joined Achmea as Chairman of the Non-Life & Income Protection division. His core responsibilities within the Executive Board include the Centraal Beheer, Interpolis and Non-Life & Income Protection divisions, International and Market Strategy and Corporate Relations.

 

In addition to his post at Achmea, Mr Otto is, among others, a member of the Board at Thuiswinkel.org, Chairman of the sector management board of Non-Life Insurance at the Dutch Association of Insurers and Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Hagelunie and InShared.

Henk Timmer

Board Member

Henk Timmer

Henk Timmer joined the Executive Board in March 2014. Mr Timmer studied in Utrecht and Tilburg and held various positions in auditing, consultancy and ICT. He started his career at Achmea in 1997 as an auditor and manager of various business units, including IT, Health, Non-life and Intermediary. In 2008, Mr Timmer was appointed managing director of Group Audit & Risk Services. In this role, he managed the Audit, Risk and Integrity corporate staff services.

 

In 2012, the audit role was separated and he became Director of Internal Audit, covering the entire Achmea Group, both nationally and internationally. His core responsibilities on the Executive Board are Risk Management, Compliance, Legal Affairs, Human Resources and Central Services.

 

In addition to his role at Achmea, Mr Timmer was formerly closely involved, as a director, with the Institute of Internal Auditors and NOREA (professional association for IT auditors in the Netherlands). Mr Timmer is a member of the Security Expert Group of Stichting Maatschappij en Veiligheid and also participates in the CRO Forum on behalf of Achmea.
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