Press Release

TNT Express nominates two new Supervisory Board members

Publish Date : 06 February 2012 08:00 CET -

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands.

TNT Express is today pleased to announce the intention to expand its Supervisory Board by two highly qualified candidates who will contribute to the successful performance of TNT Express in the interest of all stakeholders, including shareholders.

The Supervisory Board has nominated Mr. Marcel Smits and Mr. Sjoerd van Keulen and recommends that all shareholders vote in favour of their appointment at the Annual General Meeting on 11 April 2012.

Mr. Marcel Smits is the CEO of Sara Lee Corporation. Mr. Smits brings extensive international business experience and has a strong track record of enhancing shareholder value during his careers at Vendex KBB, KPN, and, most recently, Sara Lee.

Mr. Sjoerd van Keulen is the Chairman of Holland Financial Centre. Mr. van Keulen has a long career in international banking and finance, from 2002 to 2009 as chairman of the executive board of SNS REAAL Bank.

We are confident that shareholders will support the appointment of these new Supervisory Board members.

TNT Express has received a proposal from one shareholder requesting the nomination of one or more other individuals to the Supervisory Board. After careful consideration, the Supervisory Board has rejected the nomination of these candidates as they do not meet the requirements of independence as laid down in the company’s legal and governance rules relating to the composition of the Supervisory Board.

TNT Express remains committed to open and transparent engagement with all stakeholders, including all shareholders, and welcomes constructive dialogue with them.

The agenda for the Annual General Meeting will be published on 28 February 2012.

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:

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

TNT Express Investor Relations
Yolanda Bolleurs

Manager Investor Relations a.i.
Phone: +31 88 393 9411

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