Executive Board


The Executive Board has drawn up regulations with rules regarding the composition, division of tasks and working procedures of the Executive Board. The relationship with the Supervisory Board members, the General Meeting of Shareholders and the external auditor is also described in these regulations.

The regulations are in accordance with the Dutch Corporate Governance Code. This version of the regulations was approved by the Supervisory Board members on 14 December 2017.

Executive Board Regulations (dutch only) 

Drs. M.W.M. (Marc) van der Linden

Chairman / CEO
Executive Board Stedin Holding N.V.

Marc van der Linden (b. 1972) was appointed chair of the Board of Management with effect from 1-2-2017. Prior to that he had been a member of the Board of Management of Eneco Holding N.V. since December 2012. He joined Eneco in
1997 and held various positions, including as Director of Eneco Energy Projects, Director of Eneco Installation Companies and Director of Eneco Wind. Previously Marc worked at Van Gansewinkel Group. He studied Economics at
Tilburg University.

Other positions: Chairman of Netbeheer Nederland, member of Cyber Security Board Netherlands, member of the Economic Board for South Holland.

Marc van der Linden

J.A.M. (Judith) Koole M.A.

Member / COO
Executive Board Stedin Holding N.V.

Judith Koole (b. 1969) was appointed member of the Board of Management with effect from 1-2-2017. Prior to that she was Customer and Market Director at Stedin Netbeheer B.V. She joined Stedin in 2012 and held positions including Programme
Coordination Manager and manager of ReVisie (integration of Stedin/Joulz). Previously she worked at Delta and at SITA (SUEZ) in line management positions with final accountability. She studied both French and Business Administration at Radboud University Nijmegen.

Judith Koole

Drs. D. (Danny) Benima RC

Member / CFO
Executive Board Stedin Holding N.V.

Danny Benima (b. 1978) was appointed as CFO and member of the Board of Management of Stedin Group with effect from 1-1-2019. Prior to that date, he worked at Arcadis as CFO for Southern Europe. In the past years, he held various financial positions at Arcadis and Stork. Danny studied International Management (HES Amsterdam) and Business Administration with Financial Management as specialisation (Nyenrode). Danny is a Registered Controller (Dutch  'Registercontroller', Tilburg University). He is also a member of the Advisory Council of Stichting Hartekind.

Gerard Vesseur

D.H.M.U. (David) Peters MSc

Member / CTO
Executive Board Stedin Holding N.V.

David Peters (b. 1980) was appointed member of the Board of Management as Chief Transition Officer with effect from 1-1-2018. Since May 2015, he held the position of Strategy Director at Stedin and was responsible for strategy and innovation. Until May 2015, he worked at Boston Consulting Group in the Netherlands and abroad on strategy and organisation issues, especially in the energy sector. He was a member of the National Think Tank in 2006. He studied Applied Physics at Eindhoven University of Technology and Applied Ethics at KU Leuven.

Other positions: Board member of Stichting Zeeuwse Publieke Belangen (from 15-11-2018), chairman of RVT USEF, governing board member of Elaad, board member of EDSO.

David Peters