For a young company like ours, it’s good to have support from experienced and involved people that can support us in our strategic decisions. We are therefore honored and grateful for our advisory board members Willem Meijer, Leen Meijaard and Kalo Bagijn who motivate,
interest and support us with their incredibly profound knowledge that is so specific to our company, their valuable expertise and a network that many peers can dream of. The gentlemen hardly need any introduction, but nonetheless:
Willem Meijer worked in the financial industry his whole career. After his last position as CEO for TOM (The Order Machine), Willem started his own company in the area of strategic advice, Interim-management, supervision and mediation. In addition, he is an independent director at the Enterprise Division (Amsterdam Court of Appeal).
Leen Meijaard has more experience than we can describe on one page. Most recently, he was a member of the Executive Committee for EMEA at BlackRock, the largest asset manager in the world. Prior to that he worked for Fidelity and Robeco. In addition, Leen holds a number of supervisory seats, including for AFC Ajax N.V. Leen provides important support in our clients contacts and our product strategy.
Kalo was one of BinckBank’s founders, the bank that was the first to direct access to the stock exchange for every private investor. Today he is a director at the online pension bank Brand New Day Bank, which he co-founded with fellow BinckBank founder Thierry Schaap in 2011. Kalo is a guru when it comes to financial services based on new technology and is therefore a big support for blanco.