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Supervisory board

Supervisory board
Sif Group has a experienced Supervisory Board consisting of five members. The Supervisory Board is charged with the supervision of the policy of the Executive Board and the general course of affairs of Sif Group and the business connected with it. The Supervisory Board provides the Executive Board with advice. In performing their duties, Supervisory Directors are guided by the interests of the Sif Group and all the stakeholders in the company.

Information on the organization and functioning of the Supervisory Board (board and committee rules, rotation schedule, profile, committee matrix etc) can be found using the link Sif Group | Governance (

Peter Gerretse (Chairman)
Peter Gerretse (1955, male, Dutch nationality). Relevant expertise and experience: international business, project management, production, industrialization and automation, and international B2B marketing. First appointed in February 2016 for a four-year period: resigning at closing of the 2024 AGM. Since 2017, Peter Gerretse has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Vanderlande Industries. He was a member of the Supervisory Board of Aeronamic Holding from 2010 and 2017. Between 1995 and 2013, Peter Gerretse worked for Vanderlande Industries, a leading supplier of material handling systems, where his last position was president and CEO. Before joining Vanderlande Industries Peter Gerretse held several management positions at Fokker Aircraft. Peter Gerretse holds a degree in aerospace engineering from TU Delft. He does not hold shares in Sif Holding N.V.

Peter Visser
Peter Visser (1956, male, Dutch nationality). Relevant expertise and experience: general management, finance, auditing, M & A. First appointed on an interim basis as of 1 November 2017 until the end of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 3 May 2018. Appointed on 3 May 2018 for a four-year period: resigning at the close of the 2022 AGM. Peter Visser is co-founder and has been a partner of investment fund Egeria since 1997. From 1992 until 1997 he was Managing Director of MeesPierson and responsible for private equity activities in Europe. From 1983 until 1990 he worked for McKinsey & Company and founded his own consulting firm, Management & Investment B.V. He holds an economics degree from the University of Groningen.

Peter Wit (Vice-Chairman)
Peter Wit (1967, male, Dutch nationality). Relevant expertise and experience: stock exchange listed environment, financial and management accounting, legal, tax and compliance, auditing, IT and operations. He was first appointed in May 2018 for a four-year period, and will be resigning at the close of the 2022 AGM. Currently Peter Wit is COO at Atlas Professionals, Advisor to the Board at Inashco and member of the Supervisory Board at Doedijns Group International. Previously Peter Wit was CFO and managing director at Inashco B.V. (2014–2017), CFO at Dockwise Ltd. (2009–2013), Supervisory Board member at Atlas Professionals (2013–2018) and had several positions: finance manager Albania, M&A advisor in the UK and COO/CFO for Shell’s asset management company at Royal Dutch Shell Group between 1992 and 2009. Peter Wit holds a master degree in business administration from the University of Groningen and obtained a postdoctoral degree: controller programme – RC from VU Amsterdam. Peter Wit does not hold shares in Sif Holding N.V.

Angelique Heckman
Angelique Heckman (1968, female, Dutch nationality) has served as a member of the supervisory board and the president of remuneration committees for multiple organizations including De Domijnen and Bernhoven Hospital. She has also worked as Chief People & Culture Officer and as CHRO for various organizations including Royal Swinkels Family Brewers, Royal Cosun / Aviko Group B.V., and Etam Groep b.v.

Additionally, Angelique has held various HR roles in Royal DSM, The Netherlands ranging from Project Manager to VP HR. Her education includes an Executive Master's in Consulting & Coaching for Change from Oxford and HEC Paris, MS in HR Management from Lesley School of Management, a certificate program in Human Resources from Harvard University, and a JD in Civil and Criminal Law from the University of Utrecht, Law School.

Annabelle Vos
Annabelle Vos (1978, female, Dutch nationality) has served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Fugro N.V since 2016 and since 2019 as a member of the executive leadership team. Before joining Fugro she was a Corporate M&A and Corporate Litigation lawyer at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek from 2006 through 2015.

Annabelle has a master’s degree in arts from John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and a master’s degree in law from Leiden University.