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 MÃ¶ller 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).
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