Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board is responsible for overseeing the Executive Board's conduct and general business management. It plays an important role in Achmea's governance, in particular, by approving (or not) important business-related decisions.

 
FLTR: Roel Wijmenga, Aad Veenman (stepped down in April 2021), Mijntje Lückerath (idem), Wim de Weijer (vice-chair), Petri Hofsté and Jan van den Berg (chair). Missing on the photo: Miriam van Dongen, Lex Kloosterman and Lineke Sneller. 
Achmea's cooperative structure determines many of its processes. As a result, our 8 Supervisory Board members are all nominated and selected by our shareholders. Vereniging (Association) Achmea appoints seven Supervisory Board members, including the chairman. Rabobank selects four members, including the vice-chairman. The rest of our shareholders are jointly represented with one seat.

In line with the Dutch Corporate Governance Code, three dedicated committees support Supervisory Board decision-making:

  • Audit & Risk Committee (for financial, audit, risk and compliance issues)
  • Remuneration Committee
  • Selection & Appointment Committee

Audit & Risk Committee meetings are always attended by the CFO; the Chairman of the Executive Board; and the directors of Internal Audit,
Strategy & Performance, and Risk Management.

 

Jan van den Berg

Picture of Jan van den BergAs of February 2018 Jan van den Berg is a member of the Supervisory Board of Achmea B.V., of which he became chair in April 2021. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Achmea Zorgverzekeringen N.V., Achmea Schadeverzekeringen N.V. and Achmea Pensioen- en Levensverzekeringen N.V. Jan van den Berg has more than 20 years of executive experience in the international insurance market. He worked for Nationale Nederlanden, AXA en Prudential Financial where he was Asia President until 2017. 
He started his career at Coopers & Lybrand corporate finance.  

Wim H. de Weijer (1953)

Picture of Wim de WeijerWim de Weijer is vice-chair of the Supervisory Board of Achmea B.V. He is also chair of the Supervisory Board of Achmea Zorgverzekeringen N.V. and its subsidiaries and a member of the Supervisory Board of Achmea Schadeverzekeringen N.V. and Achmea Pensioen- en Levensverzekeringen N.V.

In addition, Mr De Weijer is chair of the Supervisory Board of Wielco B.V. (Medux, Medipoint, HartingBank) and a member of the Supervisory Board of ADG and Het Gastenhuis B.V. He is also a Board member of Stichting Kinderopvang Noord Holland.

Petri H.M. Hofsté (1961)

Picture of Petri HofstéPetri Hofsté is a member of the Supervisory Board of Achmea B.V., Achmea Schadeverzekeringen N.V., Achmea Pensioen- en Levensverzekeringen N.V. and Achmea Investment Management B.V. Ms Hofsté is a registeraccountant and started her career at KPMG where she was a partner in the Financial Services audit practice until 2006. She subsequently held the positions of group controller and deputy CFO of ABN AMRO Group, divisional director of Banking Supervision at the Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) and CFRO of APG Groep N.V.

Ms Hofsté is a member of the Supervisory Board of Rabobank, Fugro N.V. and Pon Holdings N.V. and chair of the Board of Stichting Nyenrode and a member of the Board of Vereniging Hendrick de Keyser. She is also a Board member of Stichting Capital Amsterdam and a member of the Advisory Board at WIFS.

Lex Kloosterman

Picture of Lex Kloosterman

Lex Kloosterman has been as a member of the Supervisory Board since 16 December 2019. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Achmea Schadeverzekeringen N.V. and Achmea Pensioen- & Levensverzekeringen N.V.

Lex Kloosterman has extensive experience in executive and supervisory roles in the financial sector. After graduating from the Leiden University with a law degree, he held successive roles at ABN AMRO, Fortis and Rabobank.

Lineke A.C.W. Sneller (1965)

Picture of Lineke SnellerLineke Sneller is a member of the Supervisory Board of Achmea B.V. and Achmea Zorgverzekeringen N.V. and its subsidiaries. She is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Achmea Schadeverzekeringen N.V. and Achmea Pensioen- en Levensverzekeringen N.V.

Ms Sneller is professor of Accounting Information Systems at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. She began her career in 1988 at Ortec Consultants and has held CIO positions at InterfaceFLOR, Tele2 and Vodafone.

Ms Sneller is a member of the Supervisory Board of ProRail B.V. and Infomedics Holding B.V. Until July 2020 she was a non-executive director at Ortec International B.V. and until October 2020 a member of the Supervisory Board of CCV. Since November 2020 she has been a supervisory director of Van Wijnen Holding B.V. She is also chair of the External Audit Committee of Wigo4IT, and since April 2020, a member of the Audit Advisory Committee of the Employee Insurance Agency (UWV).

Roel T. Weijmenga (1957)

Picture of Roel WijmengaRoel Wijmenga is a member of the Supervisory Board of Achmea B.V, Achmea Pensioen- en Levensverzekeringen N.V. and Achmea Schadeverzekeringen N.V.

Mr Wijmenga was CFO of ASR Verzekeringen between February 2009 and May 2014. Prior to this, he was a member of the Executive Board of Achmea, a member of the Management Board of Interpolis and a member of the Executive Board of Fortis ASR Verzekeringen. Mr Wijmenga previously held various business roles in the insurance sector at AMEV and Fortis.

Mr Wijmenga is currently chair of the Philips Pension Fund and until 1 April 2019 was a member of the Supervisory Board of Bouwinvest.

Miriam R. van Dongen (1969)

Picture of Miriam van DongenMiriam van Dongen has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Achmea B.V., Achmea Pensioen- en Levensverzekeringen N.V. and Achmea Schadeverzekeringen N.V since 28 April 2020. On 21 December 2020 she was appointed a member of the Supervisory Board of Achmea Bank N.V.

Ms Van Dongen started her career at the research consultancy IRIS (Rabobank/Robeco Groep) and McKinsey & Company. She has also held various positions at Delta Lloyd N.V., including as CFO of Delta Lloyd Belgium. Between 2007 and 2009 she was CFO of Zilveren Kruis Achmea. She is vice-chair of the Supervisory Board of PGGM. She is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Optiver and of the Supervisory Board of Kadaster. Since June 2020 she has also been a member of the Supervisory Board of Mollie B.V.

Company Secretary: Lucian Gerritsen