Supervisory Board

The task of the Supervisory Board is to supervise the policies of the Executive Board and the general state of affairs at a.s.r. Furthermore, the Supervisory Board provides the Executive Board with advice. The Supervisory Board consists of members from various professional backgrounds. They offer a.s.r. a wide range of experience and expertise in the financial sector, combined with an excellent reputation, verified by regulators.
 
For the Rules of Procedure Supervisory Board of ASR Nederland N.V. and other governance documents, go to the page Corporate Governance under 'Rules of Procedure a.s.r.' (only available in Dutch).
  • Kick van der Pol
    Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Chairman of the Selection & Appointment Committee and Member of the Remuneration Committee
    Kick van der Pol (Dutch, 1949) is also chairman of the Board of Ortec Finance B.V. and a member of the Supervisory Board of Holding Nationale Goede Doelen Loterij N.V. Since April 2019 Kick van der Pol became chairman of the Supervisory Board of Total Care B.V. (home care organization Tzorg and cleaning company CSU).

    In the past, Kick van der Pol served as vice-chairman of the Executive Board of Eureko/Achmea and as chairman of the Executive Board of Interpolis. Until December 2018, he served as chairman of the Board of the Federation of Dutch Pension Funds and as member of the DNB’s Bank Council.
     
     
    First appointed on: 15 December 2008
    Current term of office: AGM 2019 - AGM 2021
  • Cor van den Bos
    Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee

    Cor van den Bos (Dutch, 1952) served as member of the Executive Board of SNS REAAL N.V. until August 2008, where he was responsible for all insurance operations and M&A integration. Cor van den Bos is vice chairman and a Non-Executive Board Member of the investment firm Kardan N.V., where he is also chairman of the Audit Committee.

    First appointed on: 15 December 2008
    Current term of office: 2015 - 2019 (AGM 2020)

  • Herman Hintzen
    Member of the Supervisory Board, Member of the Audit & Risk Committee and Member of the Remuneration Committee and Selection and Appointment Committee

    Herman Hintzen (Dutch, 1955) acted as an adviser to the Supervisory Board of APG Asset Management and served as Managing Director at the Financial Institutions Investment Banking Groups of Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and JP Morgan.

    Until January 2016 Herman Hintzen worked at UBS Investment Bank as Chairman of Insurance EMEA and until 31 December 2018 he served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Amlin International SE. He currently serves as Non-Executive Board Member of VCM Holdings Ltd. and Non-Executive Board Member of TSC Power Ltd.

    First appointed on: 1 January 2016
    Current term of office: 2016 - 2020 (AGM 2020)

  • Sonja Barendregt
    Member Supervisory Board and Member of the Audit & Risk Committee

    Sonja Barendregt (Dutch, 1957) was a (senior) partner at PwC specializing in the financial sector between 1998 and 2017. She was also Chair of PwC's International Pensiongroup, member of PwC's European Strategic Diversity Council, Chair of the Pension Funds Industry Group, Chair of the Investment Management Industry Group and member of the European Investment Management Leadership Team.

    Sonja Barendregt is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Volksbank since 2017, where she is Chair of the Audit Committee. In March 2018, she was appointed as member of the Supervisory Board of Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and as Chair of the Audit  Committee. In addition, Sonja Barendregt is a Financial Auditing Examinator at the Erasmus School of Accounting & Assurance Rotterdam.

    First appointed on: 31 May 2018
    Current term of office: 2018 - AGM 2022

  • Gisella van Vollenhoven
    Member of the Supervisory Board, Chair of the Remuneration Committee and Member of the Selection & Appointment Committee

    Gisella van Vollenhoven (Dutch, 1970) is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Waarborgfonds Sociale Woningbouw, of which she is also Chair of the Remuneration Committee. In 1994 Gisella van Vollenhoven started her career at ING and was, among other things, Manager Corporate Accounts Employee Benefits at NN and later Senior Manager Credit Risk Management and Head Model Validation Corporate Risk Management at ING.

    Since 2013, Gisella has worked at the Dutch Central Bank where she was Division Director On-site Supervision and Banking Expertise from 2014 to 2017 and Division Director Pension Supervision from 2017 to April 2019.

    First appointed on: 30 October 2019
    Current term of office: 2019 - 2023 (AvA 2023)

  • Gerard van Olphen
    Member of the Supervisory Board

    Gerard van Olphen (Dutch, 1962) acted among other things as Manager Financial Information and CFRO at Reaal Verzekeringen, CFO at NIB Capital and CEO at NIBC Asset Management. From 2002 to 2013, Gerard van Olphen was CFRO and later on Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of Achmea. From 2013 until 2015 he was Chairman of the Executive Board of SNS Reaal (at that time Vivat).

    Since March 2016 Gerard van Olphen is Chairman of the Executive Board of APG. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of the Heart Foundation and a member of the Supervisory Board of Netspar. 

    Eerste benoeming: 30 October 2019
    Lopende benoemingstermijn: 2019 - 2023 (AvA 2023)