Amsterdam – Intertrust N.V. (“Intertrust” or “Company”) [ticker symbol INTER], the leading global provider of high-value trust and corporate services, announces that Ernesto Traulsen, CFO and Management Board member will be stepping down after 10 years in this position with the Company. Maarten de Vries will join the Intertrust Management Board as CFO from January 16, 2017, subject to shareholder and regulatory approval. Ernesto will stay on to assist during the transition until March 31, 2017.
Maarten brings more than 25 years of experience in finance and international business in publicly listed companies, including several executive roles. He is currently CFO and member of the Executive Board of TNT Express N.V. since July 1, 2014. Before that, he was CEO of TP Vision, a joint venture between TPV and Royal Philips N.V. Prior to this, he held various roles at Royal Philips at Group Management Committee level, including Chief Information Officer, Chief Supply Officer and divisional CFO.
“We are pleased to welcome Maarten to Intertrust,” said David de Buck, CEO. “His impressive track record of driving financial operations within a listed environment, managing growth and leading strategic M&A programs will be a valuable asset to us as we continue to grow organically and through acquisitions.”
David continued, “I would like to thank Ernesto wholeheartedly for his outstanding contribution to Intertrust over the past decade. He has helped build Intertrust to the company we are today. Ernesto has been instrumental in building a strong global financial function and pursuing a solid partnership with the business while supporting the operational and strategic objectives of the Group. It has been a great personal pleasure for me to work with Ernesto on our many successful acquisitions and subsequent integrations and, of course, the highlight to date, our listing on Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange last year. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”
“I have enjoyed this role, particularly working with such a professional team at Intertrust”, said Ernesto. “I will focus now on making sure that the handover of responsibilities is as seamless as possible. I am confident that, with the strategic plan in place, Intertrust will capitalize on excellent growth opportunities ahead.”