The Executive Board, consisting of the CEO and CFO, is entrusted with the management of Kendrion, and is responsible for the continuity of Kendrion and Kendrion’s long-term value creation strategy, objectives, results and policy.
Joep van Beurden (1960) was appointed as Kendrion's CEO and member of the Executive Board as of 1 December 2015. The General Meeting of Shareholders held on 17 April 2023 reappointed him for a four-year term ending on 1 December 2027.
Before joining Kendrion, he served as CEO of CSR Plc. headquartered in Cambridge, the UK, from November 2007 until August 2015. He began his career at Royal Dutch Shell in 1988 and then worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Co. for five years. Subsequently, he held various international management positions at Philips and Canesta Inc and was CEO of NexWave Inc. from 2004 to 2007.
Joep van Beurden holds a Master's degree in Applied Physics from Twente University of Technology. Additional positions: Member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Adyen and member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Twente University. Joep van Beurden is a Dutch national.
Jeroen Hemmen (1973) was appointed as Kendrion’s CFO and member of the Executive Board during the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held on 7 June 2019. The General Meeting of Shareholders held on 17 April 2023 reappointed him for a four-year term ending on 1 July 2027.
In 2005, Jeroen Hemmen joined Kendrion as Group Treasurer, and in 2010 he was appointed as Group Controller. He subsequently took on several (financial) leadership roles, including Finance Director Industrial Division, Director Strategic Initiatives and Finance Director Automotive. Prior to joining Kendrion, Jeroen Hemmen held financial planning and treasury roles at Rabobank and AVEBE.
He holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics from the University of Groningen and is a Certified Financial Analyst, accredited by the European Federation of Financial Analyst Societies (EFFAS). Jeroen Hemmen is a Dutch national.
Kendrion shares held by the members of the Executive Board at 11 May 2023 is provided below.
|Mr. J. van Beurden
|Mr. J. Hemmen