31 October 2006 — Amsterdam (NL): Buhrmann’s shareholders have approved the nomination of Rob van den Bergh and Tom de Swaan as two new members of the supervisory board.
Rob van den Bergh is a former board member and CEO of VNU and is currently a member of the supervisory boards of ABN AMRO and Pon Holdings.
Tom de Swaan is a former member of the managing board and CFO of ABN AMRO. He is currently a member of the supervisory boards of Koninklijke DSM and GlaxoSmithKline and has been nominated for appointment as a member of the supervisory board of Royal Ahold.
Gert Smit, who has served on the board since 1998, has retired from his position.