A Dutch national, Mel Groot is Chairman of the Executive Board of HAL Holding N.V., and former GrandVision SA and Pearle Europe B.V. CEO. Groot serves on the Supervisory Board of Safilo, the world’s second largest manufacturer and distributor of frames and sunglasses. In addition, he is Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Koninklijke Vopak N.V., and a member of the Anthony Veder Group N.V. Supervisory Board.
- Non-independent director
- First term since IPO: 2015
- Current term of office: until the 2023 Annual General Meeting
- Chairman of the Nomination Committee
- Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
- Member of the Audit Committee
- Year of birth: 1959