Pieter Jongstra RA (63) has been unanimously elected as new chairman by the Supervisory Board of APG Group NV (APG). He succeeds Jaap van Manen, who resigned as chairman on 1 January 2020. In recent weeks, Jongstra has been the acting chairman of the supervisory board. APG manages €534 billion euros in pension assets for various pension funds and ensures that 4.6 million participants can be confident that their accrued pension rights are properly invested, administered and paid out.

Pieter Jongstra has been a member of the APG Supervisory Board since February 2015. He has worked for EY for a large part of his career, of which more than 14 years in (inter)national management positions. From mid-2015 to mid-2018, Jongstra was chairman of the Dutch professional organization of accountants (NBA). He holds various other positions. He is a member of the board and treasurer of Foundation Support The Netherlands Back Society and member of the Supervisory Board of Mazars NV and of CZ.

Dick van Well, vice-chairman of the APG Supervisory Board: “With Pieter Jongstra we get a very experienced and knowledgeable chairman of the supervisory board. He has been a member of the Supervisory Board for a long time and has extensive knowledge of APG and the rapidly changing environment. He also has a good relationship with the board of directors. We look forward to a pleasant continuation of the collaboration.”

The Supervisory Board of APG Group is now composed as follows: Pieter Jongstra (chairman), Dick van Well (vice-chairman), Roger van Boxtel, Maes van Lanschot, Edith Snoeij and Claudia Zuiderwijk.

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