Gerrit Zalm

Director since April 2018



Gerrit Zalm, age 66, is a member of the Audit, Governance & Nominating and Compensation & Human Resources Committees of the Board of Directors. He has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ABN AMRO from 2009 to 2016. In 2008, Mr. Zalm served as Chief Financial Officer of DSB Bank N.V. and as its Chief Economist from 2007 to 2008. From 2007 to 2010 Mr. Zalm served as the Chairman of the Trustees of the International Accounting Standards Board. Mr. Zalm was Minister of Finance of the Netherlands from 2003 to 2007 and 1994 to 2002 and served in the Netherlands House of Representatives as the Parliamentary Leader of the VVD Party from 2002 to 2003. Prior to 1994, Mr. Zalm was head of the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, held various positions at the Netherlands Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Economic Affairs and was a professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Mr. Zalm has served as a director of Royal Dutch Shell since 2013.