Press Release

TNT nominates new CFO

Publish Date : 16 December 2005 at 05:14 CET - Amsterdam – TNT N.V. today announced the intended appointment by the Supervisory Board of Mr. H. van Dalen as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Management. Henk van Dalen is currently member of the Managing Board and CFO of Royal DSM N.V. of the Netherlands. The Supervisory Board will inform the general meeting of shareholders at the annual meeting of the intended appointment. Until that moment, Henk van Dalen will assume the position of Acting CFO as of April 1, 2006. Jan Haars will continue in his responsibility as CFO until March 31, 2006.

Henk van Dalen (1952) was born in The Netherlands. He studied Economics and Sociology at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. In 1976 he started his career at DSM, the leading company in nutritional and pharma ingredients, performance materials and industrial chemicals, where he has worked until now. After several management positions within DSM, amongst which Director of HRM of DSM Agro, Director General Affairs of DSM Research and CEO for the Agro and Polyethylenes Business Groups, in 2000 Henk van Dalen was appointed member of the Board of Management and Chief Financial Officer of DSM. He has been strongly involved in the major transformation of DSM over the last 6 years.

Peter Bakker, Chief Executive Officer said: “I am truly delighted that Henk van Dalen will become Chief Financial Officer at TNT as per April 1, 2006. The continuity in this key role within TNT is of great importance in the successful implementation of our strategy focussed on Networks. His experience and personality will form a great fit with our Board of Management and will provide leadership in the exit of Logistics, resolution of tax matters, focus on a more optimal capital structure and will contribute clearly to further profitable growth of TNT.”

The terms and conditions of Mr. van Dalen's remuneration fit within TNT's Remuneration policy.

With its two brands TNT and Royal TPG Post, TNT N.V. is a global provider of mail, express and logistics services. The group employs over 161,000 people in 63 countries and serves over 200 countries. For 2004 the company reported sales of €12.6 billion. TNT N.V. is publicly listed on the stock exchanges of Amsterdam, New York, London and Frankfurt.

Page publication date: 16 December 2005 at 05:14 CET