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Paulina Snijders reappointed as vice-chairman of the Executive Board

Published: 16th July 2021 Last updated: 16th July 2021

The Board Governors of Tilburg University has reappointed Paulina Snijders for a second four-year term as a member of the Executive Board in the position of Vice Chair effective February 15, 2022.

As a member of the Executive Board and Vice Chair, Snijders manages finance, IT, real estate and campus development, among others. Together with the other members of the Executive Board, she is responsible for the strategy of the university. 

The Board of Governors is pleased with the reappointment of Paulina Snijders. Hugo Reumkens, Chairman: "The Board of Governors has great confidence that the strong and diverse composition of the Executive Board together with the deans will successfully pursue the future strategy." 

Snijders: "I look forward to working with my colleagues, students and partners in Tilburg and beyond to give substance to our new strategy in an open and sustainable university where everyone feels welcome and valued." 

Paulina Snijders (1965, Etten-Leur) studied Public Administration at the University of Twente. She took a post-graduate course in Public Controlling at the Free University of Amsterdam and in her career she has worked in the field of leadership and change management. She became member of the Executive Board and Vice-Chair February 15, 2018. Previously, among other she was among other active at Erasmus Medical Center, the Academic Medical Center Amsterdam the University of Twente, the Dutch House of Representatives and the General Audit Office and the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport. In 2016, she joined the Supervisory Board of Bernhoven Hospital as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Effective September 1, 2021, she will join the VSNU as a director. 

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