Supervisory Board

During the year under review the Supervisory Board (the Board) was composed of six members. The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) of 23 April 2021 appointed Mr Jan van Nieuwenhuizen on the recommendation of the Supervisory Board. In addition, he was appointed Chairman of the Board by Cooperative FromFarmers U.A. The Board is now composed as follows:

Jan van Nieuwenhuizen - Chairman

Jan van Nieuwenhuizen

(1961, Dutch nationality)
A member of the Supervisory Board since 2021 and eligible for reappointment in 2025. Mr Van Nieuwenhuizen holds a degree in law from Leiden University in the Netherlands and a degree in business economics from Freiburg University in Switzerland. He has extensive international management experience including as previous member of the Group Board of Rabobank. Earlier on in his career, Mr van Nieuwenhuizen held management positions at various other banks, including JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley and NIBC. In addition, he has been member of supervisory boards of various companies, including those of FGH Bank and Bouwfonds Property Development. Mr van Nieuwenhuizen is not at present a member on another supervisory board besides the ForFarmers Board.

As at 31 Decemberl 2021 Mr Van Nieuwenhuizen held no shares or depositary receipts of shares in ForFarmers N.V.

Erwin Wunnekink - Vice Chair

Erwin Wunnekink

(1970, Dutch nationality)
A member of the Supervisory Board since 2015 and eligible for reappointment in 2023. Mr Wunnekink is a dairy farmer. He was a member of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. and a member of the board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. until 22 September 2021.

As at 31 December 2021 Mr Wunnekink held no shares or depositary receipts of shares in ForFarmers N.V. and, as a member of Coöperatie FromFarmers U.A., had no balance in any participation account issued by the Cooperative.

Roger Gerritzen

Roger Gerritzen

(1972, Dutch nationality)
A member of the Supervisory Board since 2018 and eligible for reappointment in 2022. Mr Gerritzen has been a member of the board of Coöperatie FromFarmers U.A. since 2017. He is actively involved in his family’s agricultural business and is partner at Yeald, a company active in the horticultural sector. Furthermore, he is chairman of the supervisory board at 30mhz. During his career he held various financial and organisational management positions at companies including Syngenta and Unilever and he was chairman of the board of Agro-Polen, a company active in arable and dairy farming in Poland.

As at 31 December 2021 Mr Gerritzen held no shares or depositary receipts of shares in ForFarmers N.V. and, as a member of Coöperatie FromFarmers U.A., had no balance in any participation account issued by the Cooperative.

Vincent Hulshof

Vincent Hulshof

(1962, Dutch nationality)
A member of the Supervisory Board since 2014 and eligible for reappointment in 2022. Mr Hulshof is a pig farmer as well as a member of the board of Coöperatie FromFarmers U.A.

As at 31 December 2020 Mr Hulshof held no shares or depositary receipts of shares in ForFarmers N.V. and, as a member of Coöperatie FromFarmers U.A., had a balance equivalent to 8,640 shares in a participation account issued by the aforementioned Cooperative which can be converted into shares or depositary receipts of shares in ForFarmers N.V.

Annemieke den Otter

Annemieke den Otter

(1979, Dutch nationality)
A member of the Supervisory Board since 2020 and eligible for reappointment in 2024. Ms Den Otter is CFO of Renewi PLC. During her career she has held various financial positions at companies including Royal VolkerWessels Stevin N.V., Macquarie Capital Advisors (in the United Kingdom) and ING. 

As at 31 December 2021 Ms Den Otter held no shares or depositary receipts of shares in ForFarmers N.V. 

Marijke Folkers - In ‘t Hout

Marijke Folkers - In ‘t Hout

(1983, Dutch nationality)
A member of the Supervisory Board since 2022 and eligible for reappointment in 2026. Mrs. Folkers in 't Hout owns an arable, poultry and pig farm in Veendam and has held various positions in the business community. She has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Coöperatie Koninklijke Avebe U.A. since 2016 and holds the position of chairman of that board since 2018.

Mrs. Folkers - in ´t Hout does not hold any certificates or shares of ForFarmers N.V. She holds a shareholding in a company that holds 24,243 participations accounts of Coöperatie FromFarmers U.A.