NETHERLANDS - Alfred Kool, director of corporate communications at the e59.9bn PGGM, is leaving his post after 20 years with the fund to start a communications consultancy.
The fund has not yet appointed a successor.
“This is an old wish come true,” Kool said. “I feel sad to leave PGGM but on the other hand I look forward to using my knowledge and experience in a broader way. There is still a lot to be done in the pension world from a communications perspective.”
Karel Noordzij, PGGM’s chairman of the board of managing directors, said: “The cooperation with Alfred was excellent and I regret to see him go. PGGM owes him a lot for what he established during the past 20 years. But on the other hand, I respect his decision.”
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