Statistics Netherlands (CBS) announced the appointment of Kees Vendrik as a member of the Advisory Board as of 1 September 2017. The appointment of Kees Vendrik was confirmed on 24 August 2017 by the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs. Kees Vendrik will also be the chair of the CBS Programme Board, which is one of three subcommittees of the Advisory Board. The mission of CBS is to publish reliable and coherent statistical information which responds to the needs of Dutch society. The responsibility of CBS is twofold: firstly, to compile (official) national statistics and secondly to compile European (community) statistics.

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