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Hilde Garssen

Chief People Officer
Summary

Hilde Garssen (born 1973) has more than 20 years of experience in the field of HR and joined KPN in December 2018. She was appointed as member of the Board of Management of KPN as Chief People Officer on December 1, 2019.

Hilde holds a degree in Human Resource Management from the HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht and has followed many courses since the start of her career, including at the INSEAD Business School. From 1998 until joining KPN, she held numerous HR and other positions at ABN AMRO Bank, including Senior Managing Director Business Services, CHRO and Managing Director Business Change, Integration and Management Group Coordination & Reward.

As CPO, she is responsible for implementing and carrying out KPN’s people policy, which focuses on attracting and retaining talent and on leadership development. Diversity and an inclusive working environment are at the heart of this.

Hilde is a member of the board of VNO-NCW, a member of the board of KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds, a member of the supervisory board of KWF Kankerbestrijding and a member of the supervisory board of TBI.

The best thing about KPN is, in her opinion, that it is a great place to work. While technology has a significant place in our lives, it is people that make the difference. We show how important it is that the two go hand in hand.

Summary
Current position: Chief People Officer (CHRO) and member of the Board of Management
Since: 2019
Born: 1973 at Hoogeveen
Nationality: Dutch
Graduated: University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
Ancillary activities:
  • member of the board of VNO-NCW
  • member of the board of KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds
  • member of the Supervisory Board of KWF Kankerbestrijding
  • member of the Supervisory Board of TBI