On Friday afternoon, the General Shareholders Meeting was held in the Amsterdam ArenA. One of the items on the agenda was the notification of the decision to re-appoint Marc Overmars and Jeroen Slop as directors of the company. This item was, per the statutes, not up for voting, but for discussion. The Supervisory Board proceeded with the formal re-appointment. Dolf Collee stepped down as General Manager and Chairman of the Board today. As has previously been announced, Edwin van der Sar is his successor, effective today, November 11, 2016.
During the Meeting, Ernst Ligthart was re-appointed to the Supervisory Board of AFC Ajax NV. This re-appointment was also formalized as of today, November 11, 2016. The three re-appointments will be valid for four years, until the end of the General Shareholders’ Meeting in 2020.
Ajax’s Management Team, as of today, consists of: Edwin van der Sar (chairman, statutory), Marc Overmars (player policy, statutory), Jeroen Slop (finance, statutory) and Menno Geelen (commercial, titular). Ajax’s Supervisory Board consists of: Leo van Wijk (chairman), Theo van Duivenbode, Ernst Ligthart, Peter Mensing en Leen Meijaard.