Prof. Dr. Koen Becking is leaving as Chairman of the Executive Board and Rector Magnificus of Nyenrode Business University. This has been announced by Petri Hofsté, Chairman of the Nyenrode Foundation Board and Koen Becking after joint consultation. Koen Becking will not stay on beyond his first term, which expires on October 1 of this year. Nyenrode Foundation has begun the search for a new chairman.
"We shape the leaders of the future. Leaders who focus on broad societal prosperity for businesses, people, and the planet. Those who are pioneers in the transition. This is how we maintain our position as a leading university."
Today, René Orij was appointed as Professor of Corporate Sustainability Reporting at Nyenrode Business University. "With my future research, I want to hold up a mirror to companies and accountants: think about the importance of transparency about sustainability."
As of January 1, 2023, Jeroen Veldman has been appointed as Professor of Corporate Governance at Nyenrode Business University. As Professor, Veldman will conduct research into the institutional embedding of Corporate Governance. His main focus will be on the question of how laws and regulations, codes and behavior change in the context of transitions.
On June 9, 2022, Nyenrode Business University signed the Diversity Charter together with four other educational institutions. In doing so, Nyenrode emphasized its commitment to being an inclusive organization with diverse perspectives and backgrounds. The meeting was organized by SER Diversity in Business in cooperation with Nyenrode.
Nyenrode and the municipality of Stichtse Vecht are working closely together to facilitate the reception of Ukrainian refugees. Last week, preparations were made on the site of Nyenrode for the accommodation of families with children.