Advisory Board

Advisory Board

An order from Ars Bene Laborandi BV is a young organization that appreciates a specialized advisory council at its side. The Advisory Board supports the company in important strategic decisions, acts as a consultant and supervises compliance with the chosen course. In addition, the Council intervenes, should this be necessary and desirable. The members of the Advisory Board are:

Caspar van Kempen is a former CEO of Wolters Kluwer NV and has more than 25 years of experience as a publisher in Europe and the United States. Since 2000 he has been a business consultant in the media sector with a particular interest in the development and implementation of successful strategies in the area of ​​innovative developments. He is also vice president of Springer Science and Business Media and Chairman of ANP Holding BV, Koninklijke Swets, Zeitlinger Holding BV and Koninklijke Boom Uitgever BV.

Hildegard Pelzer is the Director of Governance Support BV, an office that specializes in corporate governance. She has more than 15 years of experience as a consultant, including as an associate partner at Boer & Croon. Apart from corporate governance, mergers and alliances, strategy development and organizational design, they also cover their areas of expertise. She works for the public sector as well as the economy and has a lot of experience with complex national projects.

Martin Zijlstra is a politician and businessman with heart and soul who has always moved between these two fields. He has worked for the Dutch Air Force, Akzo Nobel and the social policy sector. He then became a mayor of the Municipality of Termunten for 12 years and then became a member of the Dutch Bundestag for 12 years. After leaving national politics, he became chairman / board member of various organizations, such as the veteran institute, a regional station, a hospital and the Court of Auditors of the municipality of Emmen.