H.W.P.M.A. (Herna) Verhagen (1966, Dutch) became Chief Executive Officer on 24 April 2012. Prior to this, she had served as member of the Board of Management of PostNL N.V. since 31 May 2011.
Herna Verhagen joined one of the legal predecessors of PostNL in 1991 as a sales manager. She went on to occupy roles including Marketing & Sales Director, Coordinating Managing Director Mail NL in the Mail division and Managing Director Group HR at TNT.
Herna’s portfolio includes corporate strategy, public affairs, communications, corporate responsibility, human resources and internal audit. She is responsible for Mail in the Netherlands, Parcels, International (Spring) and IT.
Ms Verhagen is a member of the supervisory board of Rexel S.A and ING Group. She is a member of the executive committee and general board of the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW) as well as a member of the supervisory board of the Concertgebouw.