The Executive Board of Triodos Bank N.V. has appointed Dick van Ommeren as Chair of the Management Board of Triodos Investment Management as per 1 November 2021. He will take over the role as Chair from Jacco Minnaar who has recently been appointed as Chief Commercial Officer and member of the Executive Board at Triodos Bank N.V.
Dick van Ommeren is currently one of the Managing Directors at Triodos Investment Management and member of the Management Board. He joined the Management Board in February 2016 and started working for Triodos Investment Management in August 2015.
“What struck me most when joining Triodos Investment Management over six years ago, was how the sustainable DNA is truly embedded throughout the entire organisation. This has not changed since and for me this clearly underlines the unique character of our organisation and the role we play as a globally recognised leader in impact investing. I very much look forward to continue our positive impact journey in the coming years, together with our dedicated teams, and to further contribute in my new role to our ongoing growth, solid performance and positive impact”, says Dick van Ommeren following his appointment.
Prior to joining Triodos Investment Management, Dick van Ommeren fulfilled numerous management positions in the financial sector among others as Managing Director Marketing & Products at ABN AMRO Mees Pierson and member of the management group of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Since February 2020, Dick van Ommeren is also Chair of the Dutch Fund and Asset Management Association (Dufas).
Jacco Minnaar, Chief Commercial Officer and member of the Executive Board at Triodos Bank: “Dick brings a wealth of experience as a senior leader in the financial services industry. His vast experience, analytical skills and the fact that he is very much respected and appreciated as a colleague, makes him the perfect candidate to lead Triodos Investment Management in the years to come.”
The Management Board of Triodos Investment Management will be further strengthened with a third Managing Director, for which the hiring process has been initiated. The appointment of the new Managing Director will be subject to approval by the AFM.