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July 2017
Board business
Dear Nyenrodean,

At the last Council of Representatives meeting in April, I have been appointed as Commissioner Media and Communication and I can now proudly say that I am part of the Main Board of Nyenrode Alumni VCV. Making sure your expectations and needs are met is central to the success of Nyenrode Alumni VCV hence, this is something I will focused on.
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Emile de Sévaux appointed as Honorary Member
In April, the Board of Delegates unanimously agreed to the proposal to grant one of its founders, Emile de Sévaux (19520072), the Honorary Membership of the association. During a lunch on May 9 in Brussels, Emile officially received the Honorary Membership.
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Secretarial Annual report 2016
For the second time, Nyenrode Alumni VCV compiled a secretarial annual report. What has been organized within the association? What are the Alumni Office?s activities? Who are its members? The Secretarial Annual Report 2016 provides an overview.
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New Circle Hospitality
Nyenrode Alumni VCV has welcomed the Circle Hospitality/Hostmanship. The aim of this community is to pool hospitality warriors. The Circle is happy to invite you to become a member of this new community.
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Circle Art at Art Laren
The Circle Art celebrated a very successful meeting at the Herring Party 2017 of Art Laren on June 10. The friendly welcome by Toby Nieman (19977101) and the guided tour by Frederik Baerveldt (19780003) of the art fair turned it into a bright day.
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Forty years CT 77-78: closely knit and with satisfaction
Fourteen CT professionals celebrated a special reunion lately. For the year of ?77-?78 it has been forty years ago that they entered the gates of Nyenrode. During drinks and dinner, the stories came out, also about the Bokma club of course.
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Reopening Circle Business Spirituality
Because of tremendous interest, the Circle Business Spirituality has been revived. With the inspiring meeting ?Activate your super brain: Feel good and achieve more? on May 30, the Circle was reopened. The next meeting, about Coaching leadership, takes place on September 5.
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Sun-drenched 25th version Old-timer & Convertible Day
Start location is Nyenrode. A sunny, hot day, so the roofs can come down! The organization waves each car goodbye with a large black and white checkered flag. On the road, with the goodie bag containing sunscreen within reach.
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New insights at the Coaching Carrousel
From a Dopper drinking bottle as a metaphor for self-esteem to a horse as a tool for themes such as connection and contact. On the first Ladies Circle Coaching Carrousel, four coaches arrived at Nyenrode to introduce the ladies to their coaching methodology.
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Purpose marketing at Fairphone
On May 11, the Circle Marketing & Digital and the Circle Sustainability organized an event about purpose marketing at Fairphone. The participants came up with very action-oriented ideas which were thankfully received by the Fairphone team.
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Circle Transformation Management hits the ground running
The first meeting of the Circle Transformation Management was a great success. Guest speaker Daan Noordeloos, Circle Lead Organizational Development Transavia, captivated more than 35 Circle members from start to finish with his clear approach.
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Passionate leaders on the first MBA Alumni Day
The alumni day for modular MBA students at Nyenrode was very inspirational. Not only because of its contents, but also because of having that great talk with like-minded people. In daily life, one very seldom encounters so many smart and ambitious people in one place!
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Van Verre
Now online: theme Nyenrode Alumni VCV 60 years (274)

La douce France
Do you have a B&B, hotel, campsite, holiday park or holiday house in France? The next issue of Van Verre will be about La douce France. An excellent opportunity to put your accommodation in the spotlight for other alumni. Advertise effectively and efficiently in Van Verre. Interested? Mail!

Themes in 2017
WOTW France (275) ? deadline July 10

Tips, ideas and suggestions?
Tell the editorial team!

Wanted: Nyenrodeans in the media
The feature TumTum in our Van Verre magazine and our online newsletter will highlight Nyenrodeans who have appeared in the media.
Tip the editor if you spot media messages (television, radio, internet or printed press) in which a Nyenrodean you know plays a leading part!
One of the most influential sports executives
Hein Verbruggen (19620105), former chairman of the International Cycling Union UCI, passed away on June 14 at the age of 75. He was the most important person in the organization of the Olympic Games in Peking in 2008. And he made North and South Korea enter the Stadium under one single flag at the Games of 2000.
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The Analogues and Sgt. Pepper
On June 1, it was fifty years since the legendary Beatles album ?Sgt. Pepper?s Lonely Hearts Club Band? was released. The Analogues gave a concert in the Ziggo Dome, playing tracks of this record. The band is an initiative of Fred Gehring (19730020), former top executive of Tommy Hilfiger and drummer of the band.
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Top managers? worries about environment
Dutch top executives could see for themselves what the consequences are of global warming. The trip made a deep impression on the participants. ?The speed at which the ice is disappearing has touched me. I am really concerned?, Carola Wijdoogen (19850143), director sustainability NS (Dutch Railways) says.
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Who changed jobs or started a company?

Sander Hulsebos (20010067): ?I have been appointed as CEO of the Hoogwegt Group. A great company where I started working after finishing my MSc-10 and where I held several commercial management positions in various countries since.?

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Nyenrode Fund
New scholarships: a wonderful opportunity!
The selection of a scholarship student remains a highly personal matter requiring a good relationship between donor(s) and student. This year, we managed once again to find this unique connection for nine future students. Thus, nine young people receive the special opportunity to study at Nyenrode.
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Open Executive Programs rated best!
For the fifth year in a row, participants of the Open Executive Programs rate Nyenrode as the best of the Netherlands, as shown by the Financial Times ranking. Nyenrode moved up two places in the ranking and now ranks number 48 worldwide.
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Graduation ceremony Master Tax Law
The very first graduation ceremony for the Master Tax Law program took place on June 13. On this day, 14 graduates went down in history as the first students to receive a Nyenrode Master Tax Law degree. From now on, they have the right to use the title of both L.L.M. and the Dutch ?Mr?.
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Double cum laude
After his Bachelor, Sytse Jousma (20117235) completed his Master Accountancy cum laude as well. On May 31, he received his degree. Such a double cum laude is very exceptional at the Nyenrode accountancy program. How did he manage to do this?
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A family?s legacy
Victor van Leijsen, current BScBA student, is not your average Nyenrodean. Though Victor will be part of the first BScBA graduating class, he will not be the first Van Leijsen to graduate from Nyenrode. Discover how Victor is following his father?s, Bas van Leijsen (19830052), footsteps as a Nyenrodean.
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The 14th Lustrum of the Nieuwe Compagnie van Verre
In the weekend of June 9, 10 and 11, the 70th anniversary of the NCV was celebrated in a spectacular way. On Friday, the Castle dinner, on Saturday a party in the Koetshuis and finally a polo event on Sunday. Visit the Facebook page to watch the beautiful footage of the festivities.
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Venice on the Vecht
The past was brought to life, but with an eye to the future. Art Fund Nyenrode organized a ?Commemorative Soirée? titled ?Venice at the Vecht?. Thanks to the very varied in-kind efforts of about forty alumni, 120 guests from the world of art and Goudstikkers former network could be treated to an exceptional night.
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Exhibition ?Critical Choices ? Personal Perspectives?
The exhibition ?Critical Choices ? Personal Perspectives? offers a selection from the artistic work of Rob Weddepohl (19560096) and Ad Rooymans (19590078). This eighth exhibition by Art Fund Nyenrode is on display at Nyenrode up to and including September 13.
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July 7
Homecoming EMBA-12

July 12
Tesla Factory Tour
Circle West-Brabant/Zeeland

Augustus 25
Reunion NOIB 1951

September 4
Reunion Main Board members
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September 5
Coaching leadership, NLP life Academy
Circle Business Spirituality

September 7
Cruise, drinks and BBQ
Circle Zwolle

September 10
Nyenrode Cycling Classic
Circle Cycling

September 11
Nyenrode Alumni VCV Golf Tournament

September 12
Introductory evening Industrieele Groote Club
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September 12
Innovation in marketing: Marketing King?s speech
Circle Innovation Management

September 14
Career Event
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September 20
Workshop leadership
Circle Interim Management

September 21
Company visit Tata Steel
Ladies Circle

September 23
Lustrum Luctor

September 27
Year representative day
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Save the date
October 6
Reunion NOIB 1964

November 3
Homecoming IDP-5

November 23
Refreshment Day
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VCV Benefits
Bankrupt, it doesn?t get any better than this
This autobiographical novel by Tessa Smits (19990154) full of entrepreneurial adventures, cringeworthy meetings at the bank, bizarre meetings with flamboyant investors and of course all the juicy details of the bankruptcy itself concludes surprisingly in living the life of her dreams in the south of Spain.
Win a free e-book.
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March 17 2017
daughter of Bram Klaver (19990081) and Marieke Klaver-Kleinnijenhuis (19990082)

March 14 2017
son of Sicco Maathuis (20010094) and Yvonne van de Heuvel

Jan Klerken (20080039) and Iris Klerken-van der Broek (20080015)
September 3 2016

Bruno Scheltema
Ad Polhout
Luuk Bolhuis
Piet Viguurs
Jaap den Daas
Rolf Janssens
Jacques van Egmond
Rob Schuil
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In Memoriam
Hans Esser
Hein Verbruggen
Henk Pijper
Hein ter Meulen

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Bulletin board
Wanted: Commissioner Circles and Commissioner Member Recruitment!
The Main Board is looking for a new Commissioner Circles and a Commissioner Member Recruitment. Are you an enthusiastic and enterprising Nyenrodean with relevant experience? Apply now!
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Wanted: alumni with experience in development aid
For the Worldschool Network, Frans Nijnens (19700064) is looking for alumni who would like to be at Nyenrode on the afternoon of October 3 to help pupils.
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We need your help: lost sons and daughters
One of the main aims of the Nyenrode Alumni VCV is to facilitate contacts between all Nyenrode alumni. We are looking for our lost sons and daughters to update our alumni database. Could you help us to get in touch with them?
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Want to bring your company to the attention of Nyenrodeans?
There are ample opportunities at the Nyenrode Alumni VCV! More information? Mail or call +31 346 - 291490.
This newsletter is a monthly publication of the Nyenrode Alumni Association, Nyenrode Alumni VCV.

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