New Robeco CEO Roderick Munsters

Roderick Munsters (45) has been appointed to the position of CEO of Robeco Groep N.V. This appointment will become effective on 1 September 2009 and requires the approval of the Dutch regulators. He will take over from George Möller who, it has already been announced, will be leaving Robeco, as he has reached the required age. Roderick Munsters is currently a member of the executive board and Chief Investment Officer of APG N.V. Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dick Verbeek: "Roderick Munsters earned his reputation in the asset-management field. He also knows the Rabo organization inside out. Under his leadership, we will be able to further implement Robeco's growth strategy." Munsters added: "Robeco has come through the recent turbulent times relatively unscathed and its investors have not been subjected to any unnecessary surprises. Robeco is part of one of the strongest financial organizations in the world. We are seeing many changes in the world of asset management, which offer Robeco ample opportunities to strengthen its position." Roderick Munsters has held his current position at APG since 1 March 2005. He was a member of the board and Chief Investment Officer of PGGM from 1997 to 2005 and prior to that he held a number of portfolio-management positions at Interpolis, the last of which was as vice president of capital market investments. Roderick Munsters graduated from Tilburg University with a degree in Business Economics, specializing in Corporate Finance. He then completed a postgraduate Masters degree in Finance at the TiasNimbas Business School in Tilburg. Roderick Munsters is member of the Capital Markets committee of the Netherlands Authority for Financial Markets (AFM), chairman of Eumedion (corporate governance forum), member of the council of the Tilburg Centre of Finance and was member of the Monitoring Committee Corporate Governance Code (Commissie Frijns). This announcement was originally distributed by Hugin. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.