NETHERLANDS - Heerlen-based Dutch superfund ABP has appointed a new chairman.
Dutch ex-minister of cultural affairs Elco Brinkman takes over from Bert de Vries who is retiring from the position after four years.
Brinkman - who will assume the position at the EUR150bn fund from September 1 - is also former chairman of main political Dutch party the Christian Democratic Party.
He will still chair the association of construction companies and continue as vice-chairman of the Dutch employers' association.
Four years is normal term for the chairmanship.
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