CM.com’s first official General Meeting as a listed company on 30 April 2020
Jörg de Graaf, Chief Financial Officer, nominated as Management board member
CM.com, a global Conversational Commerce platform, publishes the convocation and agenda for the annual General Meeting of Shareholders on the 2019 financial year1 including the proposed appointment of the new CFO, Jörg de Graaf as Management Board member. Jörg de Graaf is the former CFO of iBasis Inc., a position he held for more than five years until 2019. iBasis (United States) is a leading provider of global connectivity for voice, data and IoT connecting over 1,500 telecom providers worldwide, and recently sold to Tofane Global, a group with USD 1+ billion in revenues. Jörg brings many years of financial leadership experience in an environment with higher revenues and a proven ability to operate successfully in the US and international markets.
The General Meeting will be held at the premises of CM.com on Konijnenberg 24 in Breda, the Netherlands at 1.00 pm CET on Thursday 30 April 2020. Shareholders entitled to vote may register themselves until 5.00 pm CET on Thursday 23 April 2020.
The agenda of the General Meeting of Shareholders of 30 April 2020 includes a.o. the proposal to adopt the 2019 financial statements, discharge of the Company's former directors, and to adopt a new remuneration policy for the members of the Management Board.
The Supervisory Board of CM.com has made a binding nomination for the appointment of Jörg de Graaf as Management Board member. It is proposed to appoint Jörg de Graaf as Management Board member for a four-year period, starting on 1 May 2020 up-to-and-including the AGM in 2024.
Jörg de Graaf (Dutch; 1976) started his professional career in 2004 at KPN where he held various financial and management positions of increasing seniority. During his career he was a.o. Finance Director and Managing Director (a.i.) at KPN Wholesale Mobile and Vice-President Corporate Control and Chief Financial Officer (a.i.) at Getronics. In 2013 he became Chief Financial Officer of iBasis in the United States, a position he held until the beginning of 2019. Subsequently he returned to the Netherlands where he held the position of Executive Vice President Group Control at Eneco Groep. Jörg de Graaf holds a Master of Science in International Business, Corporate Finance & Management of Maastricht University and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in Boston, MA.
Following the appointment of Jörg de Graaf, the Management Board of CM.com will consist of Jeroen van Glabbeek (CEO), Gilbert Gooijers (COO) and Jörg de Graaf (CFO). Jörg de Graaf will succeed Judith Wouters as CFO, who remains with the company as Head of Finance.
In light of the evolving outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus) and the recent measures imposed by the Dutch government, we would like to emphasize and encourage the use of the e-voting and proxy voting possibilities for all shareholders as referred to in the notice convening the General Meeting. To ensure that as many shareholders as possible are able to attend the General Meeting, CM.com will provide a live audio-webcast of the General Meeting. We encourage our shareholders to attend this audio-webcast in view of the recent Covid-19 developments.