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Boskalis nominates Ms. Ilona Haaijer as member of the Supervisory Board

Papendrecht, 29 September 2016 Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces the nomination of Ms. Ilona Haaijer as member of the Supervisory Board. The nomination of Ms. Haaijer follows a decision by the Supervisory Board to increase the number of its members from six to seven. Therefore a vacancy in the Supervisory Board needs to be fulfilled. Ms. Haaijer (47) has the Dutch nationality and is President & CEO of DSM Food Specialties and member of the Business Council of Royal DSM N.V. Ms. Haaijer has formerly occupied the positions of Non-Executive Director and Board Member of RPC Group Ltd, President of DSM Personal Care and CEO of Philips AVENT. Ms. Haaijer is considered to be a very qualified candidate to fulfill the role as member of the Supervisory Board of Boskalis due to her extensive management experience which she has gathered at a diverse group of international listed companies. The nomination for appointment as member of the Supervisory Board for a period of four years will be proposed to the shareholders during an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on 10 November 2016. The agenda and explanatory notes are available on the website of Boskalis ( FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Investor relations:
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Arno Schikker T +31 78 6969310 Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors. The company provides creative and innovative all-round solutions to infrastructural challenges in the maritime, coastal and delta regions of the world with services including the construction and maintenance of ports and waterways, land reclamation, coastal defense and riverbank protection. In addition, Boskalis offers a wide variety of marine services and contracting for the oil and gas sector and offshore wind industry as well as salvage solutions (SMIT Salvage). Furthermore, Boskalis has a number of strategic partnerships in harbour towage and terminal services (KOTUG SMIT Towage, Keppel Smit Towage, Saam Smit Towage and Smit Lamnalco). With a versatile fleet of 1,000 units Boskalis operates in around 75 countries across six continents. Boskalis has over 8,200 employees, excluding its share in partnerships. This press release can also be found on our website

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