The Special General Shareholders’ Meeting took place yesterday afternoon at Sportpark de Toekomst. During this meeting, Peter Mensing and Leen Meijaard were appointed as members of the Supervisory Board of AFC Ajax N.V.
These appointments were formalized and are effective per April 14, 2016, and have a duration of three and a half years, until the next General Shareholders Meeting in 2019.
Mr. Mensing and Mr. Meijaard were nominated as successors of Dolf Collee and Supervisory Board chairman Hans Wijers on March 2, 2016. Mr. Collee stepped down on September 6, 2015, due to his appointment as general manager. Mr. Wijers announced his resignation on October 19, 2015, and he officially stepped down on April 14, 2016. Fellow board member Leo van Wijk is now the chairman of the Supervisory Board, which, in addition to the newly-appointed Mr. Mensing and Mr. Meijaard, also consists of Theo van Duivenbode and Ernst Ligthart.
Photo (left to right): Leen Meijaard, Theo van Duivenbode, Leo van Wijk, Ernst Ligthart, Peter Mensing.