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Executive Board/ Management Board

Tex Gunning (1950, Dutch)
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Executive Board and Management Board

Appointment to Executive Board in 2013
Term of office 2013 - 2017

Mr Gunning was appointed and designated as member of the Executive Board and CEO as per 1 June 2013. He was a member of the Supervisory Board of TNT from 31 May 2011 until 25 February 2013.

Prior to joining TNT, Mr Gunning was a member of the Board of Management and the Executive Committee of Akzo Nobel N.V. Prior to this, he was Chairman and CEO of Vedior N.V. His career also includes more than 25 years with Unilever N.V. and plc.

Mr Gunning brings a wealth of international business experience in executive management positions to TNT. He has a strong track record in successfully turning around businesses and delivering results. In addition to his restructuring experience, he has managed to grow businesses successfully in many markets. Throughout his career, Mr Gunning has been a strong advocate of bringing together the interests of business, society and the environment.

Maarten de Vries (1962, Dutch)
Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board and Management Board

Appointment to Executive Board in 2014
Term of office 2014 - 2018

Mr De Vries was appointed and designated as member of the Executive Board and CFO as per 18 September 2014. Responsibilities include IT, Purchasing and GBS.

Prior to joining TNT, Mr De Vries was CEO of TP Vision Holding B.V., a joint venture between TPV Technology Limited and Koninklijke Philips N.V. Prior to this, he held various CFO roles as well as Chief Information Officer and Chief Supply Officer at Group Management Committee level in Koninklijke Philips N.V.

Mr De Vries has broad international business experience and a strong background in finance. He has significant business experience in Asia where he worked for ten years in Taiwan, both for Koninklijke Philips N.V. and on the Board of Directors of TPV Technology Limited. With extensive experience in leading organisational change and transformation programmes, Mr De Vries is results oriented and takes personal interest in developing people and building diverse teams.


 

 

Ian Clough (1967, British)
Managing Director of International Europe,
Member of the Management Board

Appointment to Management Board in 2014

Mr Clough joined TNT as Managing Director of International Europe in April 2014. Prior to joining TNT, Mr Clough worked for DHL for 20 years, most recently as CEO of DHL Express USA.

Mr Clough has successfully led major business turnarounds and brings broad general management and industry experience to his role in TNT.

Michael Drake (1963, British)
Managing Director of Domestics,
Member of the Management Board

Appointment to Management Board in 2014

Mr Drake was nominated Managing Director of International AMEA in February 2014. Mr Drake has worked for TNT throughout Asia since 1993, occupying numerous senior roles.

At TNT, Mr Drake has engaged and federated employees across borders to work successfully together by building a strong, cohesive leadership organisation. He has managed key transitions in complex areas of TNT’s core business and has hands-on experience in all aspects of TNT’s industry.

Chris Goossens (1962, Belgian)
Managing Director of Customer Experience,
Member of the Management Board

Appointment to Management Board in 2013

Ms Goossens was nominated Managing Director of Customer Experience in October 2013. Ms Goossens has worked for TNT since 1988 and has held global management positions in Sales, Customer Experience, Communications and Network Operations.

At TNT, Ms Goossens has championed meeting the expectations of customers in all activities. She brings a wealth of operational and commercial experience to her current role, where she leads a dedicated Customer Experience team responsible for perfecting the service TNT offers to customers from order to delivery.

 

Marco van Kalleveen (1969, Dutch)
Managing Director of Domestics,
Member of the Management Board

Appointment to Management Board in 2014

Mr van Kalleveen joined TNT in February 2014 as Managing Director, Domestics, and Chief Transformation Officer. He is currently responsible for the transformation of the company’s key domestic business units.

Prior to joining TNT, Mr van Kalleveen was Partner at McKinsey and Senior Vice President at Bain Capital. Throughout his career, he has focused on developing and delivering the transformation of organisations ranging from Silicon Valley start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

He brings valuable experience in international business to TNT, having lived and worked in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and London.

Mr van Kalleveen holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MSc in Business Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Joost Otterloo (1968, Dutch)
Chief People Officer,
Member of the Management Board

Appointment to Management Board in 2014

Mr Otterloo joined TNT as Chief People Officer in August 2014. Prior to joining TNT, Mr Otterloo was CEO of the Dutch lottery organisation, De Lotto and held several senior roles at CSM and Unilever.

Mr Otterloo has a financial background and extensive international experience in human resources.

 

Martin Södergård (1959, Swedish)
Managing Director of Global Network Operations,
Member of the Management Board

Appointment to Management Board in 2013

Mr Södergård joined TNT as Group Director of Global Networks in November 2013. He was named Managing Director of Global Network Operations in March 2014. Prior to joining TNT, he was Senior Vice President at Swissport Cargo Services and had enjoyed a successful career with DHL where he held a variety of key network-related roles such as Director Hubs & Gateways Europe, Managing Director DHL Network Operations Europe and Managing Director Express Nordics.

Mr Södergård has extensive experience in international management in the aviation and logistics industries.

 

Tjeerd Wassenaar (1969, Dutch)
General Counsel,
Member of the Management Board

Appointment to Management Board in 2014

Mr Wassenaar joined TNT as General Counsel in December 2014. Prior to joining TNT, Mr Wassenaar was Global Director Legal Affairs & Corporate Secretary at Vopak, and had been legal director at Koninklijke Ahold N.V. He started his career at the law firm Loeff Claeys Verbeke and later at De Brauw (London).

Mr Wassenaar has gained experience in large and complex projects and merger and acquisition activity internationally as well as a wide variety of legal topics including legal risk management, compliance, regulatory and competition matters.