The nomination will be put on the agenda of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 22 May 2012.
Mr. Noy has the Dutch nationality and is since 2000 CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Arcadis N.V. in Amsterdam. He will step down from this position in the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Arcadis N.V. on 16 May 2012. In addition, Mr. Noy is member of the Supervisory Board of NV Nederlandse Gasunie; Board member of VNO – NCW (the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers); member of the NYSE Euronext Exchange council; Board member of VEUO (The Dutch Association of Listed Companies); and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the College of Arnhem – Nijmegen (HAN).
Mr. Noy is nominated because of his experience as CEO of a listed company and as supervisory director, his technical background and his experience growing the international presence of Arcadis.
If Mr. Noy is appointed on 22 May 2012, the Supervisory Board intends to appoint him as Chairman of the Supervisory Board in May 2013.