Antony Burgmans, Chairman of the Supervisory Board: "Bernard played an important role in the development of TNT Express. He built a strong global finance organisation and initiated the turnaround of the company through the Deliver! programme. For this, he deserves our gratitude and we wish Bernard all the best for the future."
The company has started a search for a successor. The effective date of Mr Bot's departure will be announced in due course.