, May 11, 2011

Stépan Breedveld to succeed Ronald Kasteel as CEO Ordina N.V.

Ordina N.V. announces that Mr Ronald Kasteel, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board, will leave Ordina as per 1 September 2011. Ronald Kasteel has been employed at Ordina for over 22 years, of which he served the last 12 years as CEO and Chairman of the Management Board. Both Ronald Kasteel and the Supervisory Board agree that it is the right time to appoint a new CEO and Chairman of the Management Board.  The Supervisory Board and the company thank Ronald Kasteel for his long-lasting contribution to the development of Ordina.

The Supervisory Board has the intention to appoint Mr Stépan Breedveld (43) as the new CEO and Chairman of the Management Board as per 1 September 2011. Stépan Breedveld joined Ordina in November 2010, when he was appointed to  the Management Board. In this position, he is responsible for the activities of Ordina in the Netherlands.

Previous to joining Ordina, Stépan Breedveld worked at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for 17 years. At BCG, he successfully helped to develop strategies and bring about performance improvements for leading telecoms, IT and technology companies in the Netherlands and abroad. He also gained extensive experience in managing professional services organizations. In his role as a Senior Partner and Managing Director, he was in charge of the day-to-day management of the telecoms, media and technology practice of BCG’s Amsterdam office and of the world-wide telecoms activities.