Achmea appoints Jan van den Berg to Supervisory Board

The General Meeting of Shareholders of Achmea has appointed mr. Jan van den Berg (53) as a member of the Supervisory Board of Achmea. With the appointment of Van den Berg a vacancy in the Supervisory Board is filled which was created by the departure of mr. Erik van de Merwe. Approval from the Dutch Central Bank for the appointment of Mr. Van den Berg has been obtained.

Van den Berg is a seasoned executive in the financial sector and has extensive international experience, having worked at Nationale-Nederlanden, AXA and Prudential Financial. From 2007 through 2017 he has been active in Asia, most recently as President Asia at Prudential Financial, where he now still is active as Senior Advisor.

With the appointment of Van den Berg the Supervisory Board of Achmea once again consists of nine members: Aad Veenman (chairman), Anton Vermeer (vice-chairman), Jan van den Berg, Petri Hofsté, Mijntje Lückerath - Rovers, Joke van Lonkhuijzen - Hoekstra, Lineke Sneller, Wim de Weijer en Roel Wijmenga.


Established in 1811, today Achmea is the largest insurance group in the Netherlands. In its home market, Achmea is market leader in non-life and health insurance. Gross written premiums for the group totalled approximately 20 billion euros over 2016, while the group’s solvency ratio remained strong at 185% at the end of June 2017. The group also offers income protection insurance, life insurance, pensions services and mortgages. Asset manager Achmea Investment Management, oversees over 117 billion euros in assets under management. Internationally, Achmea is active in Turkey, Greece, Ireland, Australia, Slovakia and Canada. Each insurer has deep understanding of its local market and customers. More information on Achmea can be found at: www.achmea.com