Management Change at ACTIAM

18 October 2019 , ACTIAM NV announces that Hans van Houwelingen will pursue his career outside ACTIAM

ACTIAM NV ('ACTIAM') today announces that Hans van Houwelingen, Chief Executive Officer will pursue his career outside ACTIAM as per 1st January 2020. In the coming period, ACTIAM will work on the recruitment of a successor with whom Hans will work to ensure a smooth transition.

Hans van Houwelingen has been CEO of ACTIAM since December 2016. Under his leadership the total assets under management increased to EUR 62 billion, whilst the asset manager outsourced its mid and back office. In addition its responsible investment policy was further strengthened, the range of investment funds was transformed to allow for further national and international growth.

Ron van Oijen, CEO of VIVAT: "During the past few years, ACTIAM has made significant progress in the areas of responsible and sustainable investment whilst achieving substantial growth and improvement in its business operations. We are grateful for Hans' involvement and constructive contributions during this period. We wish him the very best for the future. ACTIAM will now focus on securing a successor for Hans."

Hans van Houwelingen: "It has been an honor to lead ACTIAM since 2016. Throughout this time, I have enjoyed the commitment and hard work of our team, and the shared passion for creating a truly purpose-driven company. My decision comes after months of reflection on my personal ambitions and now feels like a logical moment to take the next step in my career. In due course, I will say goodbye to a beautiful and unique company and will thank the clients, colleagues and partners of ACTIAM for the pleasant collaboration over the past years. I remain committed to ensuring a smooth transition to my new successor."