Papendrecht, 19 August 2009
During today's Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, mr. M.P. Kramer was appointed to the Supervisory Board of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for a three year term.
mr. Kramer (59) has been Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie since 1 July 2005. He is also President of Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE) and President of the Board of Royal Dutch Gas Association (KVGN).
From 1992 to 2003 mr. Kramer held various positions with Statoil, where he was involved with up-, mid- and downstream activities within the oil and gas industry. Prior to that he held various positions within the global oil, gas and energy industry.
Mr. Kramer is considered a valuable addition to the Supervisory Board in view of the positions he holds and his national and international experience.
This is an English translation of the Dutch press release. In the event of any disparity between the Dutch original and this translation, the Dutch text will prevail.
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors. We provide creative and innovative all-round solutions to infrastructural challenges in the maritime, coastal and delta regions of the world including the construction and maintenance of ports and waterways, land reclamation, coastal defense and riverbank protection. The company holds important home market positions in and outside of Europe and targets all market segments in the dredging industry. It also has positions in strategic partnerships in the Middle East (Archirodon) and in offshore services (Lamnalco). Boskalis has a versatile fleet of over 300 units and operates in over 50 countries across five continents. Including its share in partnerships, Boskalis has approximately 10,000 employees.
For further information please contact:
Martijn L.D. Schuttevâer
Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Telephone: +31 78 69 69 822 / +31 6 200 10 232
Telefax: +31 78 69 69 020