The Dutch Central Bank has approved the proposed appointment of Jeroen Rijpkema. The Works Council of Triodos Bank has given a positive advice regarding the intended appointment.
The appointment will in principle be for a period of two years, giving the Supervisory Board an appropriate period of time to decide upon the longer-term leadership of Triodos Bank.
After this appointment the Executive Board of Triodos Bank will consist of Jeroen Rijpkema (CEO and Chair), André Haag (CFO) and Carla van der Weerdt (CRO). The Supervisory Board is well under way with the recruitment process for both the COO and the CCO roles, as announced on 9 February 2021.
Aart de Geus, Chair of the Supervisory Board: “The Supervisory Board is very pleased with the nomination of Jeroen Rijpkema. Jeroen has demonstrated a strong affinity with the agenda Triodos Bank pursues and he is fully committed to driving that agenda forward. In this phase in the development of Triodos Bank, he is the right person to lead our organisation together with his colleagues in the Executive Board.”
Peter Blom, CEO and Chair of the Executive Board, about his successor: “Jeroen Rijpkema will not only bring extensive banking knowledge and experience but also enthusiasm and commitment for what we stand for. I wish him every success at Triodos Bank."
Abridged CV of Jeroen Rijpkema
Jeroen Rijpkema (1960) most recently was Program Lead and CEO a.i. of Transaction Monitoring Netherlands B.V., the combined transaction monitoring initiative of five Dutch banks, including Triodos Bank. From 1985 – 2017 Jeroen Rijpkema worked at ABN Amro Bank in several leadership roles domestically and internationally. He is an experienced CEO and a seasoned banker with extensive experience in retail, corporate and private banking.In his last role at ABN Amro, Jeroen was CEO Private Banking International (2010-2017).
In addition to his work commitments, Jeroen is active in several non-executive roles at among others Social Finance NL and the Graaf Carel van Lynden Foundation (Keukenhof estate and Dutch flower exhibition).
The Annual General Meeting of Triodos Bank N.V. will take place on Friday 21 May 2021. Agenda and supporting information will be published on 16 April 2021 and will be available on: www.triodos.com/agm