APG appoints Marjolein de Jongh as Managing Director Strategy & Change

Published on: 20 January 2020

Marjolein de Jongh was appointed as Managing Director Strategy & Change at APG Groep NV, the largest pension administrator in the Netherlands, on 20 January 2020. In this role she is responsible for the further development of the vision, strategy and long-term goals of the company. In addition, she will further design and implement the change strategy, in line with APG's new positioning. Marjolein reports directly to member of the executive board Francine van Dierendonck.


Marjolein has extensive experience  in the field of large-scale strategy projects  and transformations in the banking sector. She has held various international management positions at Royal Bank of Scotland, ING and Standard Chartered Bank over the past 15 years. Before that she worked at the Dutch central government in various strategic policy positions. Her last role was Global Head of Trade Transformation at HSBC. Marjolein studied art history at the University of Amsterdam.


Francine van Dierendonck, member of the exective board of the APG Group, responsible  for Strategy & Change, Corporate  ommunication, Innovation and Participant and Employer Services (DWS) said “Our sector is changing and APG, as the largest pension provider, wants to help shape this. After all, pension is about people, about life and about living together. We want to ensure that not only we, but also our parents and children have a good income for now and later. As an authority in the field of pensions and participants, we can make a difference, provided we make clear strategic choices and the organization becomes more agile.


I am confident that Marjolein, with her experience in the field of strategy and change management, will make an important contribution to achieving these goals. I look forward to our collaboration.”