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Cairo, Egypt--(Marketwired - Aug 29, 2013) - Orascom Construction Inds, S.A.E. (LSE: ORSD)
The Non-Executive Board of Directors to Nominate Kees van der Graaf as
Member of the Board of Directors
OCI N.V. announced today that its Non-Executive Board of Directors will
propose to the next general meeting of shareholders the appointment of
Mr. Kees van der Graaf as an independent non-executive member of the
Board of Directors of OCI N.V.
Mr. van der Graaf (1950) is a Dutch citizen with more than 35 years of
global management and consulting experience. From 2004 to 2008, Mr.
van der Graaf was a Member of Unilever's Board of Directors and
Executive Committee. Mr. van der Graaf is a member of the Supervisory
Boards of Carlsberg, EnPro Industries, Ben&Jerry's, GrandVision BV,
MyLaps BV and the University of Twente. From 2008 until 2011 Mr. van
der Graaf served as an Executive-in-Residence of IMD, the
Lausanne-based Business School, in Switzerland. Mr. van der Graaf has
acquired extensive international management experience through his many
years in management positions in Unilever. He is the founder and
president of the FSHD Foundation, which is raising funds to support
scientific research into this muscular dystrophy.
Nassef Sawiris, Chief Executive Officer of OCI N.V. commented: "We are
pleased about the nomination of Kees van der Graaf as an independent
non-executive member of our board of directors. His extensive
international experience and proven track record of achievements will
add relevant expertise to our board."
The current Board of Directors of OCI N.V. consists of Michael Bennett,
Arif Naqvi and Jan Ter Wisch as non-executive directors. The executive
directors are Nassef Sawiris (Chief Executive Officer) and Salman Butt
(Chief Financial Officer).
OCI N.V. previously announced its intention to propose to the next
general meeting of shareholders the appointment of Mr. Sipko Schat as
an independent non-executive member of the Board of Directors of OCI
N.V. Mr. Schat has 25 years of banking experience and was appointed as
a member of the executive board of Rabobank Nederland in 2006.
About OCI N.V.:
OCI N.V. is a global nitrogen-based fertilizer producer and engineering&
construction contractor based in the Netherlands. The Fertilizer
Group owns and operates nitrogen fertilizer plants in the Netherlands,
the United States, Egypt and Algeria and has an international
distribution platform spanning from the Americas to Asia. The
Fertilizer Group ranks among the world's top fertilizer producers with
a fertilizer production capacity of nearly 7 million metric tons. The
Construction Group provides international engineering and construction
services primarily on infrastructure, industrial and high-end
commercial projects in the United States, Europe, the Middle East,
North Africa and Central Asia for public and private clients. The
Construction Group ranks among the world's top global contractors. OCI
N.V. employs more than 75,000 people in 35 countries around the globe
and is listed on the NYSE Euronext in Amsterdam.
For additional information contact:
OCI Investor Relations Department:
Tel: +31 6 53 36 65 22
For additional information on OCI N.V.:
OCI N.V. stock symbols: OCI / OCI.NA / OCI.AS / OCINY
6167 AC Geleen,
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