Marleen Evertsz // CEO
Marleen Evertsz is a co-founder and chief executive officer of Nxchange. She was previously the managing director of trading firm, Optiver, where she was responsible for all US activities and managed over 150 option traders. After returning to the Netherlands she established GoldRepublic, a trading platform for physical precious metals. In 2013, GoldRepublic's software was sold to Monopink International N.V. and it is currently used worldwide by leading companies that trade in the retail market for precious metals.
Geesje Boon // CFO
Geesje Boon is the chief financial officer of Nxchange. Previously she was the financial director and subsequently managing director of Today’s Groep, where she built a proven track record in financial, operational and risk management in the financial sector.
Hans Verkoren was a member of the Board of Directors of the Postbank, and founded ING Direct. Furthermore he was a board member of ING Group / ING Bank from 2004 to 2006. Verkoren has always been a strong believer in innovation, which he demonstrated by building ING Direct - a successful internet bank - from the ground up. Under his management, ATM withdrawals and debit card payments, online banking and 'discount brokerage' were successfully introduced. ING Direct became the largest internet savings bank in the world, and the biggest international success in the history of Dutch banking.
From 1998 to 2006, Piet Klaver stood at the helm of SHV Holdings, the biggest privately owned family business in the Netherlands. As CEO of SHV Holdings, a Dutch group with an annual turnover of over €14 billion, he is highly experienced in operating within a wide range of companies in different sectors such as SHV Holdings subsidiaries like Makro, Mammoet and Nutreco. From 2009 to 2013, Klaver was chairman of the supervisory board of ING Group. Currently he is chairman of the supervisory board of Dura Vermeer Groep, PostNL and Blokker Holding and a member of the supervisory Board of SHV Holdings.
From 2008 until 2011, Randal Meijer was CEO of Optiver. Under his supervision, the company became one of the biggest and best-known 'market makers' in the world. After his departure, Meijer set up his own Venture Capital fund.
From 2009 to 2014, Koen Beentjes was CEO of BinckBank, a publicly listed online broker. Under his guidance, BinckBank kept its leading position as the biggest Dutch online broker. BinckBank also has subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Italy and Spain and its customers have approximately €20 billion in invested assets. In addition to his achievements with BinckBank he also substantially expanded Alex Vermogensbeheer, an online asset management company. In co-operation with Optiver he established MTF TOM, and BeFrank - a 'premium pension institution' (pension scheme) - in co-operation with Delta Lloyd. Before BinkBank, Beentjes spent 20 years at ING Group, mainly at ING Direct.