Remuneration for the Supervisory Board

Supervisory Board members receive a fixed annual fee for their membership and one or more fixed committee fee(s). In addition, Supervisory Board members receive an attendance fee for any Supervisory Board or committee meetings they attend outside their country of residence. Travel expenses and facilities are borne by the company and reviewed by the Audit Committee.

Implementation of the remuneration policy for the Supervisory Board in 2021 resulted in the pay-out shown in the following table. According to the Code, members are not remunerated in shares. A five-year overview of the total remuneration of the Supervisory Board is below.

2021 Remuneration of the Supervisory Board

in €

Remuneration

Attendance fee

Committee allowance fees

Total remuneration

Nils Smedegaard Andersen, Chair

150,000

2,500

20,000

172,500

Byron Grote, Deputy Chair

93,000

2,500

25,000

120,500

Pamela Kirby

80,000

15,000

95,000

Dick Sluimers

80,000

20,000

100,000

Sue Clark*

24,835

4,657

29,492

Patrick Thomas

80,000

2,500

20,000

102,500

Michiel Jaski*

24,835

6,209

31,044

Jolanda Poots-Bijl

80,000

20,000

100,000

Total 2021

612,670

7,500

130,866

751,036

Total 2020

618,536

45,000

168,489

832,025

*

Until April 22, 2021.

Comparative table of remuneration of the Supervisory Board over last five reported financial years

in €

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Nils Smedegaard Andersen, Chair1

111,373

162,500

157,500

172,500

Anthony Burgmans2

169,400

53,215

Peggy Bruzelius3

116,200

119,318

37,710

Byron Grote, Deputy Chair4

134,300

135,500

130,500

114,250

120,500

Louis Hughes2

120,000

32,322

Pamela Kirby

100,000

92,500

92,500

87,500

95,000

Dick Sluimers

95,000

107,500

107,500

90,000

100,000

Ben Verwaayen5

95,000

95,000

92,500

32,775

Sue Clark6

7,900

87,995

92,500

87,500

29,492

Patrick Thomas7

10,400

90,659

97,500

92,500

102,500

Michiel Jaski6

5,400

78,159

87,500

85,000

31,044

Sari Baldauf8

100,000

Jolanda Poots-Bijl9

59,166

85,000

100,000

Total remuneration

953,600

1,003,541

959,876

832,025

751,036

% change total remuneration

12.98

5.24

(4.35)

(13.32)

(9.73)

1

As of May 1, 2018.

2

Until April 30, 2018.

3

Until April 30, 2019.

4

Deputy Chair as of October 18, 2016.

5

Until April 24, 2020.

6

From November 30, 2017, until April 22, 2021.

7

As of November 30, 2017.

8

From May 1, 2016, until December 1, 2017.

9

As of May 1, 2019.