Executive Board

Membership

In 2015 the Executive Board consisted of:

H.M. le Clercq (Chairman until 1 September 2015)
D.J. van den Berg (Chairman from 1 September 2015)
H.J.C. de Wit (Deputy Chair)
Prof. R.A.W. van Lier (Member)
Dr P. de Geus (Member)

O. Dijkstra (Executive Secretary)

Meetings

The Executive Board met 53 times in 2015. Members of the management team and executive support staff may be invited to the meetings at the request of the Board. All decisions are recorded in lists of resolutions and minutes. The Executive Board adheres to the Sanquin Corporate Governance Code and the Governance Regulations, which outline rules and conduct for good corporate governance, effective oversight and transparent accountability.

Sanquin is transparent in reporting its activities and social responsibilities. The Executive Board complies with standards for good corporate governance and ensures clear accountability of its activities. When determining policy, Sanquin considers the views of donors, hospitals and other stakeholders.

Ancillary positions

The following overview shows the most important ancillary positions held by members of Sanquin’s Executive Board. The ancillary positions held by Executive Board members have been approved by the Supervisory Board.

H.M. le Clercq (b. 1945)

Principal position:
Chairman of the Executive Board, Sanquin Blood Supply (until 1 September 2015)

Ancillary positions:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board, Spaarne Gasthuis

  • Member of the Supervisory Board, Lage Land Hospital

  • Member of the Board of Commissioners, Royal Dutch Tropical Institute

  • Member of the Supervisory Board, Reumafonds

  • Treasurer, Erfocentrum

D.J. van den Berg (b. 1953)

Principal position:
Chairman of the Executive Board, Sanquin Blood Supply (as of 1 September 2015)

Ancillary positions:

  • Chairman of the Board of Commissioners, NV Netherlands Gas Union

  • Member of the International Advisory Board, PolyU Hong Kong

  • Member of the International Visitor’s Programme Advisory Board, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Chairman of the Atlantic Committee

  • Member of the Committee on European Integration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Advisory Council on International Issues

  • Member of the International Advisory Board for the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

  • Chairman of the Foundation Board, IHE

H.J.C. de Wit (b. 1953)

Principal position:
Vice-chairman of the Executive Board, Sanquin Blood Supply

Ancillary positions:

  • Member of the Board, CVBA CAF/DCF, Brussels (until 16 May 2014)

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Bislife (from 15 May 2015)

  • Member, Committee of Experts on Blood Transfusion of the EDQM (European Directorate on the Quality of Medicines) of the Council of Europe

  • Member, TS 093 Plasma Supply Management WG of the EDQM of the Council of Europe

  • Member of the Executive Board of the European Blood Alliance

  • Board member, IDTM foundation

  • Board member, Tekke Huizinga Fund Foundation

  • Member of a communication platform for medical advisors at Fresenius

  • EMEA customer panel member at Caridian BCT

  • Member of the Advisory Board, TRIP

Prof. R.A.W. van Lier (b. 1956)

Principal position:
Member of the Executive Board, Sanquin Blood Supply

Ancillary positions:

  • Professor of Experimental Immunology, AMC-UvA

  • Member of the Board, CVBA CAF/DCF, Brussels (until 28 May 2015)

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Bislife (from 15 May 2015)

  • Board member of Immunovalley Foundation

  • Vice-president, EFIS (European Federation of Immunological Societies)

  • Secretary of the Scientific Advisory Council of MS Research

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Council, Netherlands Lung Foundation

  • Member of Scientific Advisory Council of the Landsteiner Foundation for Blood Transfusion Research

Dr P. de Geus (b. 1957)

Principal position:
Members of the Executive Board, Sanquin Blood Supply (as of 1 September 2015)

Director of Sanquin Plasma Products BV

Ancillary positions:

  • None

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