Kendrion nominates Frits van Hout as Chairman of its Supervisory Board
Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Kendrion N.V. today announced that Frits van Hout has accepted to be nominated for appointment as Chairman to Kendrion’s Supervisory Board for a four-year term. The appointment will be submitted to the shareholders for approval at the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in April 2021. Frits van Hout will succeed Henk ten Hove – Chairman of the Supervisory Board – who will step down at the end of his second term.
Frits van Hout will step down in April 2021 from his Board position at ASML, the innovative global leader in the semiconductor industry, where he serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer since April 2018. Van Hout started his career at ASML in 1984 for a period of eight years, after which he served as Director of Technical Operations and later Business Unit Manager at Datacolor International (1992-1997). Before rejoining ASML in 2001, Van Hout served as CEO of Beyeler Group from 1998 to 2001. In 2009 he was appointed to ASML’s Board of Management as Chief Marketing Officer and was subsequently appointed Chief Program Officer in 2013. Frits van Hout holds a Master’s degree in Theoretical Physics (1981) from the University of Oxford and a Master’s degree in Applied Physics (1984) from ETH Zurich.
Van Hout serves as Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Aixtron SE and is a member of the Supervisory Boards of Bambi Belt Holding BV and Stichting PhotonDelta.
Amsterdam, 27 January 2021
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