(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 5-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2), a Dutch multinational developer and creator of geolocation technology and consumer electronics, has announced the nomination of Gemma Postlethwaite as a new member of its Supervisory Board. Her appointment will be for a term of four years, effective as of 1 October 2022, and will be proposed for voting at an Extraordinary General Meeting to be convened later this year.
Gemma Postlethwaite (1976, British) is CEO of Arizent, a business information company serving the financial and professional services communities. Prior to joining Arizent, Gemma served as CEO of PIRA Energy Group, where she led a major transformation of the company and established PIRA as a leading integrated research and data provider to the global energy markets. She has held senior leadership roles in the data and information services sector, amongst others at Thomson Reuters, Altegrity and Infogroup. Upon her appointment, Gemma will also become a member of the Audit Committee.
“I am delighted with Gemma’s nomination, and we are excited to welcome Gemma to the Supervisory Board. She will bring extensive technology experience and competencies to our Supervisory Board and the company. Gemma’s expertise with SaaS and content products, her leadership abilities and stakeholder management experience in driving digital transformations, will be of great benefit to TomTom,” said Derk Haank, Chairman of the TomTom Supervisory Board.
Harold Goddijn, CEO of TomTom, added: “We are looking forward to welcoming Gemma to TomTom. She has a strong track record in the technology sector, and we are excited that she is committing to TomTom”.
Upon the adoption of the proposed nominations by the Extraordinary General Meeting, the Supervisory Board will consist of Derk Haank (Chairman), Jack de Kreij (Deputy Chairman), Michael Rhodin, Marili ‘t Hooft-Bolle and Gemma Postlethwaite (as of 1 October 2022).
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