Press Release

Jan Ernst de Groot appointed General Counsel and Managing Director External Affairs

Publish Date : 28 October 2011 08:30 at CET -

Hoofddorp, the Netherlands

With effect of 1 November 2011, TNT Express N.V. appointed Mr Jan Ernst de Groot as General Counsel and Managing Director External Affairs. His focus area will be legal and regulatory affairs including sustainable development.

Jan Ernst de Groot, a 48-year-old Dutchman, previously worked for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines in various management positions. Most recently, he served as Managing Director and Member of the Board of Management of KLM. He was also responsible for the successful development and implementation of KLM's sustainability strategy. Before joining KLM, Mr De Groot worked as an attorney in the Corporate law and M&A section of a major Dutch law firm.

About TNT Express

TNT Express, one of the world’s largest express delivery companies, moves 4.7 million parcels, documents, and pieces of freight every week to more than 200 countries. TNT Express operates air and road transportation networks in Europe, China, South America, the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. The company employs 83,000 people and runs a fleet of about 30,000 road vehicles and 50 aircraft. It has more than 2,600 depots and sorting centres. TNT Express made €7.053 billion in revenue in 2010.

For more information and inquiries, please contact:

Media Relations

Ernst Moeksis
Director External Communication
Phone: +31 88 393 9323
Mobile: +31 651 189 384
Investor Relations

Andrew Beh

Director Investor Relations
Phone : +31 88 393 9500
Email :


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