0 SUPERVISORY BOARD, BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND MANAGEMENT TEAM For a description of certain powers and obligations of the Supervisory Board and the Board of Directors, see 'Description of Share capital, Shares and Corporate Structure'. Supervisory Board The Supervisory Board is made up as follows: M. van Praag (50), Chairman Michael van Praag is owner/director of Tracks Take Off Multitronics Holding B.V. This is a Company which, among other things, exploits tax-free shops in audio-visual equipment at the airports of Amsterdam (Schiphol), London (Gatwick) and ZQrich. He is also a member of the section committee professional football of the KNVB and Chairman of the Association. A.L. van Os (60) Until 1986, Arie van Os was a partner with Van der Moolen en Co, the Amsterdam-based brokerage firm. After the company was listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, he was Chairman of the Board until 1988. Between 1988 and 1991 he was on the Advisory Board of Kas Associatie N.V. In 1989, Arie Van Os became a member of the Board of Directors of Ajax, with responsibility for financial affairs. Arie Van Os is currently a member of the 'licence affairs' commission of the KNVB. Furthermore, Arie van Os is a member of the Supervisory Board of Stadion Amsterdam N.V. H.P.J. Henrichs (43) Hennie Henrichs studied chemical engineering at the Amsterdam Polytechnic. After finishing his studies, he worked from 1976 to 1988 in the central laboratory of the Blood Transfusion Service in Amsterdam. In 1988 he started working at Pharmachemie B.V. in Haarlem, where he is now Vice-President Pharmachemie International. Hennie Henrichs has been a member of the Association since 1964, and has been a member of its Board of Directors, responsible for Technical Affairs, since 1989. The Supervisory Board currently consists of three members. It is expected that the number of members will be increased to five. Three members of the Supervisory Board shall have the special confidence of the Association based on the Supervisory Board regulations. Of the current members of the Supervisory board, these are Messrs. Van Praag, Van Os and Henrichs. Board of Directors The Board of Directors is made up as follows: M.P. Oldenhof (36), Managing Director and only member of the Executive Board Maarten Oldenhof studied business economics at Groningen University and worked as a Management Consultant from 1987 to 1991. He started working for Ajax as Financial Director in 1991, and was appointed Managing Director in 1996. He is also Chairman of the interim management of ENV. B.J. Hillen (39), Commercial Director Bob-Jan Hillen studied law and business administration in Amsterdam and Delft. From 1984 he worked as Sales Representative, International Account Manager and Marketing Manager with IBM Nederland. Between 1992 and 1994 he worked for the sponsoring consultancy firm MdH Communication Ltd. In 1994 he started working for Ajax as Commercial Director.


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