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Cees J.A. van Lede

Non-Executive Director

Air France-KLM Holdings

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Background Information

Employment History

President of the Board of Management

Koninklijke Philips N.V.


Non-executive Director

Reed Elsevier Group plc


Consulting Role

McKinsey & Company


Affiliations

Philips Electronics India Limited

Member of the Supervisory Boards


Sara Lee Corporation

Board Member


D.E MASTER BLENDERS 1753 N.V

Board Member


Heineken

Chairman of Supervisory Board


INSEAD

Chairman


Our Company

Board Member


Policy Committee

Qualified Legal Compliance Committee and Corporate Governance


saralee.co.uk

Board Member


The Carlyle Group

Member, The European Advisory Board


NABUUR Foundation

Advisory Board Member


Reed Elsevier Inc.

Member of the Supervisory Boards


L'Air Liquide

Member of the Supervisory Boards


HBG

Board Member


Supervisory

Member of the Boards


European-American Business Council

Board Member


Stork N.V

Supervisory Board Member


Scania AB

Member of the Supervisory Boards


Fokker Services B.V

Supervisory Board Member


Chase

Member of Advisory Board


storkprints.com

Supervisory Board Member


CHAIRMAN

of the Board of Management


Akzo Nobel N.V.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Audit Committee

Director, Committee


De Nederlandsche Bank

Chairman of the Supervisory Board


Education

MBA

INSEAD


degree

law

University of Leiden


law degree

University of Leiden


Web References(90 Total References)


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Cees J.A. van Lede - Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Akzo Nobel N.V., Director since 2002 Cees J.A. van Lede is the former chairman of the board of management and chief executive officer of Akzo Nobel N.V., a Netherlands-based manufacturer and worldwide distributor of healthcare products, coatings and chemicals, until his retirement in 2003. He was elected to the board of directors of Sara Lee Corporation in 2002. Van Lede serves on the Audit Committee, Compensation and Employee Benefits Committee, Qualified Legal Compliance Committee and Corporate Governance, Nominating and Policy Committee. Van Lede joined Akzo Nobel NV in 1991 as a member of its Board of Management. He was appointed vice chairman of the Board of Management in 1992 and became chairman and chief executive of Akzo Nobel in 1994. From 1984 to 1991, he served as chairman of the Federation of Netherlands Industry (VNO), and from 1991 to 1994 he was vice president of the Union of Industrial and Employers’ Confederations of Europe (UNICE). Prior to that, van Lede served as president and chief executive officer of Koninklijke Nederhorst Bouw BV, a Netherlands-based construction company, from 1977 to 1980. After Nederhorst was acquired by Hollandse Beton Groep (HBG) in 1982, van Lede served as a member of the board of the combined company from 1982 to 1984. Van Lede was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company from 1969 to 1976, and worked out of their offices in The Netherlands, the United States, Belgium, France and Brazil. He serves as the chairman of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. and as a member of the Supervisory Board of Philips Electronics. He is a non-executive director with Air France-KLM Holding and Air Liquide. He also serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations. Van Lede also is the chairman of the Board of the Directors of INSEAD (France), the well-known European business school. Van Lede earned a degree in law from the University of Leiden, and a master’s of business administration degree from INSEAD, the Institute of Business Administration in Fontainebleau, France.


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Cees van Lede
Cees van Lede 'Life is divided into three sections - learning, earning and returning.' Cees van Lede (b. 1942) has been a member of the Sara Lee board of directors since 2002, and is continuing this role with our new company. With Sara Lee, he served on several committees, including Audit, Compensation and Employee Benefits and Corporate Governance. He is the former CEO and Chairman of Akzo Nobel N.V., a Netherlands-based manufacturer and worldwide distributor of healthcare products, coatings and chemicals, and has held several public roles, including the Chairmanship of the Federation of Netherlands Industry and Vice President of the Union of Industrial and Employers' Confederations of Europe. Cees is also Chairman of Heineken's Supervisory Board, and a member of Philips Electronics' Supervisory Board. He is a non-executive director with Air France-KLM Holdings and Air Liquide, and serves on the board of several nonprofit organisations. He gained a degree in Law from the University in Leiden, and an MBA from INSEAD, the Institute of Business Administration in Fontainebleau, France. Cees is married with three children.


www.saralee.com

Cees J.A. van Lede - Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Akzo Nobel N.V., Director since 2002
Cees J.A. van Lede is the former chairman of the board of management and chief executive officer of Akzo Nobel N.V., a Netherlands-based manufacturer and worldwide distributor of healthcare products, coatings and chemicals, until his retirement in 2003. He was elected to the board of directors of Sara Lee Corporation in 2002. Van Lede serves on the Audit Committee, Compensation and Employee Benefits Committee, Qualified Legal Compliance Committee and Corporate Governance, Nominating and Policy Committee. Van Lede joined Akzo Nobel NV in 1991 as a member of its Board of Management. He was appointed vice chairman of the Board of Management in 1992 and became chairman and chief executive of Akzo Nobel in 1994. From 1984 to 1991, he served as chairman of the Federation of Netherlands Industry (VNO), and from 1991 to 1994 he was vice president of the Union of Industrial and Employers’ Confederations of Europe (UNICE). Prior to that, van Lede served as president and chief executive officer of Koninklijke Nederhorst Bouw BV, a Netherlands-based construction company, from 1977 to 1980. After Nederhorst was acquired by Hollandse Beton Groep (HBG) in 1982, van Lede served as a member of the board of the combined company from 1982 to 1984. Van Lede was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company from 1969 to 1976, and worked out of their offices in The Netherlands, the United States, Belgium, France and Brazil. He serves as the chairman of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. and as a member of the Supervisory Board of Philips Electronics. He is a non-executive director with Air France-KLM Holding and Air Liquide. He also serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations. Van Lede also is the chairman of the Board of the Directors of INSEAD (France), the well-known European business school. Van Lede earned a degree in law from the University of Leiden, and a master’s of business administration degree from INSEAD, the Institute of Business Administration in Fontainebleau, France.


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Cees van LedeMember - 1942, DutchFormer Chairman of Federation of Dutch Industries (VNO); Former CEO of Akzo Nobel; Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Heineken; Member of the Supervisory Boards of Philips, Sara Lee, Reed Elsevier, and Air Liquide; Member of the Supervisory Board of Scania, Sweden; Member of the Supervisory Board of KL-AF, France;


www.insead.com

Fontainebleau, France and Singapore, 1 February 2008 - The Board of INSEAD has appointed Dr. Franz B. Humer, Chairman and Chief Executive of F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, as Chairman-elect of the Board to succeed Mr. Cees van Lede as of 1 July 2008.Mr. van Lede will continue to serve on the INSEAD Board.Cees van Lede was the first INSEAD alumnus (MBA'67) to become Chairman of the INSEAD Board in 2004, having been member since 1997.He was CEO and Chairman of Akzo Nobel N.V. from 1994 until retiring from the post in 2003 and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of De Nederlandsche Bank between 1993 and 2004.He served as Chairman of the Federation of Netherlands Industries (VNO) and as Vice President of UNICE between 1984 and 1991.In addition to various non-profit organisations, he serves as a member of the supervisory boards of Heineken NV (Chairman), Sara Lee Corporation, Philips Electronics NV, Air Liquide and Air France-KLM. I would also like to thank Cees van Lede for his outstanding guidance, and for his continuing contribution to the Board."


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