ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (December 18, 2015) - IMCD N.V. announces that Mrs Julia van Nauta Lemke - Pears and Mr Janus Smalbraak will be nominated for appointment as members of IMCD's Supervisory Board at the next Annual General Meeting of IMCD N.V. to be held on 12 May 2016.
Further to the recent reductions of Bain Capital's shareholding in IMCD and in accordance with the Relationship Agreement between IMCD and Bain Capital, two out of three of the Bain Capital nominated Supervisory Board members will resign at IMCD's next Annual General Meeting. Upon the appointments of Julia van Nauta Lemke - Pears and Janus Smalbraak the Supervisory Board will consist of four independent members and one Bain Capital nominated member
Mrs Julia van Nauta Lemke - Pears has British and Dutch nationalities and holds a bachelor's degree in Economics, Politics and History from Durham University, England, an MBA from Dartmouth College, United States and an accountancy qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. She held various international management positions with Shell, Cargill and Mercer Management Consulting, with a focus on strategy and business development in chemical and industrial markets. Mrs Van Nauta Lemke - Pears is a senior partner at MaiAx Advisors, an M&A advisory firm active in the European energy industry.
Mr Janus Smalbraak has Dutch nationality and holds a law degree from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands and an MBA from Bradford School of Management, United Kingdom. Having held various senior management positions with Dutch based companies Van Ommeren Shipping and Pon, Mr Smalbraak currently serves as CEO of international trading and service company Pon Holdings. He also holds positions in the advisory boards of RAI Vereniging and Gilde Buy Out Fund.
Further details will be included in the documentation for the Annual General Meeting, to be published on IMCD's website (www.imcdgroup.com) in March 2016.