bpost cooperates with Russell Reynolds for the selection of a new CEO

bpost has selected the executive search firm, Russell Reynolds, to assist the Remuneration and Nomination Committee and the Board of Directors in its search for a new Chief Executive Officer.

The candidates presenting interest for this function may submit before January 20, 2014, their CV to one of the following e-mail addresses: yves.depoucques@russellreynolds.com; jean.VandenEynde@russellreynolds.com or 

Russell Reynolds will draw up a list of qualified candidates based on a carefully defined profile, with extensive and detailed specifications. In particular, the candidate shall present highest values of integrity and shall equally be able to inspire confidence to all shareholders and stakeholders alike and be trusted by international investors.

Based on this report, the Remuneration and Nomination Committee shall formulate its recommendation to the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors, assisted by Russell Reynolds, will then submit the proposed CEO candidate to the Government in order for the latter to decide on the final appointment.

To ensure the efficiency and fairness of the selection process of the CEO of bpost, a listed company, all the parties concerned will refrain from making any comments during the procedure.

In the meantime, Johnny Thijs will continue to lead the Company until the new CEO is on board.

For more information:
Piet Van Speybroeck
M. +32 477 68 47 12 | T. +32 2 276 2185

Paul Vanwambeke
T. +32 2 276 2822

About bpost

bpost is Belgium’s leading postal operator and a parcel and e-commerce logistics provider in Europe, North-America and Asia. We deliver mail and parcels to millions of doorsteps and provide logistic services to businesses and consumers. With over 34,000 employees in Belgium and across the globe, bpost's total operating income amounts to 3,837.8 million EUR, while reducing our impact on the environment and the communities around us.

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