Announced at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Royal Flora Holland on December 6, the composition of the Council of Members, and the Members' Council is installed. The Members will start on January 1, 2019 and will consist of 42 members. Before and during the AGM, the members can vote for the candidates selected by the nomination committee. With the advent of the Council of Members invalidate the General Assembly.
Jack Goossens, Chairman of the Board: "January 1 is a strong and substantively informed Members Council launched. Here is available industry knowledge and experience which the cooperative can draw. Priority is to the force of the Council of Members, behind connecting the consultation of the members of the company to achieve more together. "The Members will organize consultation sessions on key issues and strategic issues. This allows members to exert influence on the probability of Royal FloraHolland policy and educate the Members Council with ideas.
Composition Council of Members
The candidates for the Council of Members nominated by a specially created commission. The committee has examined various characteristics, such as farming, clock or directly, geographic distribution, age and sex. Of the 42 members carry 18 mainly on the clock and 12 directly above. 25 members come from the flower, 15 fall within the category of plants. The other two combine flowers and plants. The Members' Council, 23 members elected under the age of 50 years, four women and seven foreign members.
Steven van Schilfgaarde, CEO Royal Flora Holland, looked back to 2018. From Schilfgaarde: "Our strategy is clearly bearing fruit. One after are all important indicators in green. That one still turns orange. We have over the past year put big steps. "He looked forward to 20019." We invest in the coming year 100 million euro, with a focus on real estate and IT. This is our response to the growing demand from our customers for square footage in our marketplace. "We expect sales in the market in 2019 compared to 2018 increased by more than 100 million. The proposal for the new membership rates are approved by the AGM.
New Supervisory Board Members
The AGM has Linda archbishop and Kees Pinging appointed as members of the Supervisory Board. During the AGM was goodbye to the Supervisory Board members Mariëlle Ammerlaan and Joris Elstgeest. President Jack Goossens thanked them for their important contribution in their time as commissioner.