Catherine Guillouard

25 November 2019 - The company

KPN proposes to appoint Catherine Guillouard to the Supervisory Board

KPN’s Supervisory Board announces it has nominated Catherine Guillouard for appointment to the Supervisory Board for a term of four years as of the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) in April 2020. She will succeed Peter van Bommel who will step down at the end of his second term as member of KPN’s Supervisory Board.

Ms. Guillouard, a seasoned leader and finance professional, is currently Chairwoman and CEO of Paris-based RATP Group, an international public transport company and operator of amongst others the Paris metro. Her previous roles furthermore include various positions at Air France, including that of CFO, the position of CFO at satellite company Eutelsat Communications and the position of CFO and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the electrical parts distribution company Rexel. In addition to her role at RATP Group, Ms. Guillouard is also non-executive director at Airbus Group.

The Supervisory Board wished to strengthen its financial and audit expertise following the resignation of Mr. van Bommel. With her extensive track record in financial and executive roles across several network-related industries, Ms. Guillouard is believed to fit this profile and complement the Supervisory Board in those areas.

Upon decision by the AGM, the appointment of Ms. Guillouard will be effective as of the end of the AGM in April 2020.

The full details and agenda for the AGM of April 2020 will be published in March 2020.

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