October 28, 2016 – Mazarine Energy B.V. (“Mazarine” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Jeroen van der Veer has today become an investor in the Company, and taken the role as senior advisor with immediate effect.
Mr Van der Veer currently serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of ING Group, Royal Philips Electronics, and Delft University of Technology, Member of the Supervisory Boards of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Het Concertgebouw N.V., and Non-executive Director of Statoil ASA. From 2004 until 2009, Mr Van der Veer served as Chief Executive Officer of Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Member of the Supervisory Board until 2013.
Commenting on the appointment, Edward van Kersbergen, CEO of Mazarine Energy, said: “I am delighted to welcome Jeroen to the company. With his vast business and leadership experience and insight into both the energy industry and broader global economy, he is well positioned to make a significant contribution to the future success of Mazarine. Together with Carlyle International Energy Partners, we are assembling a world-class team to harness the potential of opportunities across today’s oil and gas markets.”
Marcel van Poecke, Head of Carlyle International Energy Partners, added: “I echo Edward’s comments and extend a warm welcome to Jeroen and look forward to working together. His breadth and depth of knowledge and experience are invaluable and we are excited to have Jeroen joining the Mazarine team.”