News — 19 Dec 2018

The Board of Mayor and Alderpersons of the Municipality of Amsterdam appointed the following four persons to serve as members of the Supervisory Board of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam: Carla Aalse, Henriëtte Prast, Maarten Doorman and Homme ten Have. The Board of Mayor and Alderpersons also decided to convert the temporary chairmanship of Truze Lodder into a regular statutory appointment. Immediately following the decision of Board of Mayor and Alderpersons, the new Supervisory Board chose Truze Lodder as chairman and Carla Aalse as vice-chairman from its midst, and will draw up a balanced rotation schedule in the near future. 

Together with Jos van Rooijen, the aforementioned five persons will form an expert Supervisory Board able to properly perform its supervisory and advisory duties, and the role of employer. All members of the Board share an affinity with the social objective of the Stedelijk and meet the key selection criteria of independence and integrity.

The Supervisory Board of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. From left to right, top: Carla Aalse (vice-chairman), Maarten Doorman, Homme ten Have. Below: Truze Lodder (Chair), Henriëtte Prast, Jos van Rooijen

Carla Aalse is an entrepreneur, and a partner at crm LiNK, a bureau for (non) executive search and governance training. She has held numerous executive and management positions, primarily in the semi-public sector.
Henriëtte Prast is a professor at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management at Tilburg University. In addition, she is a member of the Upper House (member of the Economic Affairs, Finance, Social Affairs and Employment, Health, Welfare and Sports committees).
Maarten Doorman is a writer and philosopher, and teaches philosophy of culture at Maastricht University.
Homme ten Have is a partner in the Employment Law section of the international law firm NautaDutilh.
An overview of the supervisory board members’ ancillary positions can be found here.

‘I am very grateful to Truze Lodder for the steps she took to restore a sense of calm to the Stedelijk Museum, and for fulfilling her mission of putting together a new Supervisory Board before the end of the year. I have confidence in this Supervisory Board which will now focus on its first key task: to find a new artistic director. The remaining members of the Supervisory Board will be selected on the basis of their additional expertise.’

— Deputy mayor Arts and Culture Touria Meliani

The directorate of the Stedelijk Museum is pleased with the appointment of the four new board members and with Truze Lodder’s willingness to stay on.

In the new year, one of the Supervisory Board’s principal tasks will be the selection and appointment of a new artistic director.

Photo credits:

photo Maarten Doorman: Joshua Rood; photo Truze Lodder: Eugène Swartz;

photo Henriëtte Prast: Anja van Wijgerden.