Kees Verhaar appointed as Chairman of Avantium’s Supervisory Board

- 01/12/2017

Amsterdam, the Netherlands: 1 December 2017 – Avantium N.V., (Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels: AVTX), a leading chemical technology company and forerunner in renewable chemistry, announces that today Mr Kees Verhaar has been appointed as Chairman of Avantium’s Supervisory Board.

At an extraordinary shareholders meeting on November 30, 2017 Avantium’s shareholders unanimously endorsed the appointment of Kees Verhaar as a member of the Supervisory Board until the end of the annual general meeting in 2021. Subsequently the Supervisory Board appointed Mr Verhaar as its Chairman, succeeding Mr Jan van der Eijk. Mr van der Eijk will continue in his role as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Synvina, the Joint Venture of Avantium and BASF.

More info on Avantium’s website.