Achmea appoints Michiel Delfos as a member of the Executive Board and Chief Risk Officer

Michiel Delfos will be appointed as a member of the Executive Board and Chief Risk Officer of Achmea with effect from 12 April 2022. He fills the vacancy that arose after Henk Timmer recently stepped down.

Michiel Delfos joined Achmea in early 2014 as director of Property & Casualty insurance. In October 2015 he became chairman of the Non-life division. Michiel had previously held various management and board positions at Delta Lloyd and ABN AMRO Verzekeringen. He studied International Economic Law at Leiden University. 

Broad experience in financial services
Bianca Tetteroo, chair of the Executive Board: “Michiel Delfos is a versatile director with considerable national and international experience in financial services. He also has extensive knowledge of risk management and compliance at complex financial institutions. I am proud that we are able to welcome someone from within our own organisation to the Executive Board and look forward to our cooperation.”

Jan van den Berg, chair of the Supervisory Board of Achmea: “In recent years, Michiel Delfos has made a very considerable contribution to the development and success of Achmea’s Non-life division. I am pleased that - with him - we are able to return the Executive Board to full strength. His appointment will lead to a good combination of expertise, experience, leadership skills and personalities on the Executive Board.”

Composition of the Executive Board
The new composition of the Executive Board of Achmea will comprise Bianca Tetteroo (chair), Michel Lamie (vice-chair and CFO), Michiel Delfos (CRO), Daphne de Kluis, Robert Otto and Lidwien Suur.

Michiel Delfos’s appointment has been approved by De Nederlandsche Bank and has received favourable advice from the central works council. Michiel’s appointment will be discussed during Achmea’s General Meeting on 12 April 2022.

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