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Jan Haars appointed new Chief Financial Officer of TPG

Publish Date : 24 April 2002 at 15:08 CET - The Supervisory Board announced today that Jan (J.G.) Haars (50) will be appointed as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Management of Mail, Express and Logistics company TPG N.V.

ir. J.G. (Jan) Haars
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Jan Haars appointed new Chief Financial Officer of TPG

Mr. Haars, who is currently employed as Group Treasurer with Unilever, succeeds Peter Bakker, who was appointed Chairman and CEO of TPG from 1 November 2001. Jan Haars will assume the position of CFO with effect from 1 August 2002.

Peter Bakker is delighted the thorough search for a new CFO has resulted in this appointment: "Jan Haars not only brings a strong personality, but also is a financial executive with a wealth of experience in international business. With this appointment the Board of Management of TPG will be able to further strengthen its world-wide leading position in Mail, Express and Logistics."

Jan Haars studied Applied Mathematics at Twente University of Technology. He has been responsible for Unilever's world-wide treasury management and insurance policies since 1997. Prior to that he worked for, among others, Rabobank and Royal Boskalis Westminster.
Mr. Haars is married and has three daughters.

Page publication date: 24 April 2002 at 15:08 CET