, August 26, 2014

Ordina reappoints Stépan Breedveld as CEO and chairman of the Management Board

Ordina’s Supervisory Board has reappointed Mr. Stépan Breedveld (1967) as CEO and chairman of the Management Board. The appointment will commence on 11 May 2015 and is for a four-year period. Mr. Breedveld has been the company’s CEO and chairman of the Management Board since 1 September 2011.

The announcement of his reappointment will be put on the agenda of the next General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Thursday, 30 April 2015. The Works Council has issued its recommendation in support of the reappointment of Stépan Breedveld.

Johan van der Werf, chairman of the Supervisory Board says: “We are extremely pleased with Stépan’s reappointment for a second term as Ordina’s CEO. In the past period, Ordina has laid down solid foundations for further margin improvements and for growth. Confidence in Ordina’s future has increased considerably, both inside and outside the company. We wish Stépan success with the continued realisation of Ordina’s new mission ‘Partnerships in Sustainable Innovation’.” 
Stépan Breedveld, chairman of the Management Board: ”I look forward to putting Ordina firmly on the road to continued growth and innovation following the completion of the restructuring operation. We will be putting a great deal of our energy into the realisation of Ordina’s new mission, to forge ‘Partnerships in Sustainable Innovation’ with our clients and our employees.”

Pursuant to the Management and Supervision Act, which came into effect on 1 January 2013, Ordina has closed a management agreement with Stépan Breedveld for a four-year period starting from the moment of his reappointment as statutory director of Ordina N.V. His remuneration package is in line with the remuneration policy approved by the General Meeting of Shareholders.