Annual Report 2019

Executive Management

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A.J.G.P.M. Kruijssen (1965) - Chief Executive Officer

In addition to completing a course of study in Small Business & Retail Management (1984), John Kruijssen completed the Advanced Food Retailing program at Nyenrode Business University in 1996.

From 1984 to 1997 he gained experience in a diverse range of managerial positions at companies such as Halfords Nederland B.V. and Unigro N.V., The Netherlands. Until 2010 John held various management and executive positions at Royal Dutch Shell in both The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. After that he has served as CEO of Markeur Holding B.V. (until 2015) and Detailresult Group N.V.

John Kruijssen joined Beter Bed Holding N.V. in the position of CEO on 1 April 2018, after which he was appointed as Statutory Director in the position of Chief Executive Officer at the AGM on 26 April 2018. John Kruijssen holds Dutch nationality.

G.E.A. Reijnen (1967) - Chief Financial Officer

Gabrielle Reijnen earned a master’s degree in Business Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and also completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program for Senior Executives (AMP 182).

She previously was Managing Director at ABN AMRO and Alvarez & Marsal, and Head of Corporate Coverage and member of the Management Team with RBS in the Netherlands. Gabrielle serves as a Supervisory Board member at Aegon Bank N.V., Aspen Oss B.V., Bouwinvest Real Estate Investors B.V. and is a board member of Stichting Continuïteit Merus.

From 25 April until 12 December 2019 Gabrielle served as Supervisory Board member at Beter Bed Holding N.V. and Chair of the Audit Committee. On 12 December 2019 Gabrielle was appointed as CFO. Her appointment as Statutory Director will be on the agenda of the AGM on 13 May 2020. Gabrielle Reijnen holds Dutch nationality.