Amsterdam, The Netherlands,
Europe/Amsterdam appoints Jörg de Graaf as Chief Financial Officer

Dutch Star Companies ONE N.V. (Euronext - DSC1 / ISIN code NL0012747059) - Regulatory news


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Martin van Pernis, Chairman of the Supervisory Board: “We are pleased to announce that following a diligent selection process we can present Jörg de Graaf as CFO of He has extensive sector experience as CFO of iBasis. He also held various other management positions with responsibility for finance and IT at KPN and Getronics and has experience working in a listed environment. This particular combination of experience and skills makes him an excellent fit for and the team.”

Jeroen van Glabbeek, CEO: “I look forward to working together with Jörg. With his appointment we fill an important senior position at group level. With Jörg on board, we have a team in place with a mix of strategic, finance, operations and technology expertise, which will drive our strategy forward.”

Jörg de Graaf (Dutch; 1976) started his professional career in 2004 at KPN where he held various financial and management positions of increasing seniority. During his career he was among others Finance Director and Managing Director (a.i.) at KPN Wholesale Mobile and Vice-President Corporate Control and Chief Financial Officer (a.i) at Getronics. In 2013 he became Chief Financial Officer of iBasis in the United States, a position he held until the beginning of 2019. Subsequently he returned to the Netherlands where he held the position of Executive Vice President Group Control at Eneco Groep. Jörg holds a Master of Science in International Business, Corporate Finance & Management of the Maastricht University and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in Boston, MA.

At’s Annual General Meeting of shareholders to be held at 30 April 2020 Jörg de Graaf will be nominated for appointment as Statutory Director. Subsequently Jeroen van Glabbeek (CEO), Gilbert Gooijers (COO) and Jörg de Graaf (CFO) will jointly form the Management Board of Jörg will succeed Judith Wouters (CFO a.i.), who will remain with the company as Head of Finance.

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About Dutch Star Companies ONE N.V. ("DSCO")

Dutch Star Companies ONE N.V. (the Company or DSCO) is a special purpose acquisition company incorporated on 3 January 2018, under the laws of the Netherlands as a public limited liability company (naamloze vennootschap) for the purpose of acquiring a minority stake in a business with principal business operations in Europe, preferably in the Netherlands.