Annual Report 2017

Management Board

B.F. Koops
Chief Financial Officer (1957)

Bart Koops holds a degree in Business Economics and Accountancy from de VU University Amsterdam.

He began his career in 1985 at Van Dien & Co as an accountant and EDP auditor. Following a brief interlude in the insurance sector at Prudential Leven N.V., from 1994 onwards he fulfilled management and board positions at various Vendex-KBB subsidiaries, including De Bijenkorf Department Store, Hema and M&S Mode. He was appointed CFO of the Etam Group in 2006. From 2008 through 2011, he served in the Middle East as CFO of the Retail Division of M.H. Alshaya Co WLL. He has worked as a consultant since returning to the Netherlands, holding posts including interim CFO at Selexyz Boekhandels BV, CEO at AT5 Amsterdam and program manager at De Bijenkorf Department Store.

Bart joined Beter Bed Holding N.V. on 1 April 2013, after which he was appointed as Statutory Director in the position of Chief Financial Officer of Beter Bed Holding N.V. at the AGM on 25 April 2013. He has been reappointed at the AGM on 18 March 2017.

As of March 2015 he was appointed as Supervisory Director of Spar Holding B.V.

Bart Koops holds Dutch nationality.