Jeroen van der Veer is announced as London Speaker Bureau’s new Honorary Global Chairman
London Speaker Bureau today announced that Jeroen van der Veer has been selected as the global firm’s new Chairman. Van der Veer assumed the new role on 4th October 2015.
“I am honoured to have been appointed as London Speaker Bureau’s inaugural Chairman. It is a privilege to be part of an organisation that delivers high quality services and innovative speaker solutions to clients, and does its part to improve our society,” said Van der Veer. “We are an organisation with a team passionate about both the speakers it represents and the clients they support.”
Van der Veer’s leadership appointment is one of a number of new appointments the firm has made this year across the network. “Jeroen has an extraordinary network of contacts and relationships from the energy, financial and technology sectors. I can think of no one better to lead London Speaker Bureau globally” said Tom Kenyon-Slaney, founder of the firm.
Van der Veer is also currently Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of ING Group and Royal Philips Electronics. Previously, Van der Veer served as Chief Executive of Shell from 2004–09. He joined Shell in 1971 and held a number of senior management positions around the world before he was appointed as Group Managing Director in 1997.