2010

23 March 2010

Mr R. van Gelder nominated as a new member of the Supervisory Board of Royal Ten Cate

During the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday 8 April 2010 in Almelo, the Netherlands, the Supervisory Board of Royal Ten Cate will propose Mr R. van Gelder to the Meeting of Shareholders for appointment as a member of the Supervisory Board.

Mr Van Gelder (civil engineer, aged 64, of Dutch nationality) is a former CEO of Royal Boskalis Westminster (1993-2006) and currently CEO of Heijmans N.V. (until May 2010). He is a supervisory board member of SBM Offshore N.V. and Holcim Western Europe Ltd. and a member of the board of the Vereniging Effecten Uitgevende Ondernemingen (Association of Securities-Issuing Companies).

The Supervisory Board is of the opinion that, in the light of the profile of the members of the Board, Mr Van Gelder’s knowledge and experience is complementary to that of the other members. Mr Van Gelder will be of great value to Royal Ten Cate, particularly in the field of international engineering and contracting projects.

Reappointment
Further, during the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday 8 April 2010 in Almelo, the Netherlands, the Supervisory Board of Royal Ten Cate will propose Mr P.P.A.I. Deiters to the Meeting of Shareholders for reappointment for a fourth term of four years as a member of the Supervisory Board. Mr Deiters’ contribution continues to be of great value to Royal Ten Cate.


Royal Ten Cate
Almelo, the Netherlands, Tuesday 23 March 2010


For further information:

On your request a digital photo of Mr Van Gelder is available via: media@tencate.com.

Royal Ten Cate
Frank Spaan, Director Corporate Development & Investor Relations
Telephone : +31 546 544 977
Mobile  : +31 6 129 617 24
E-mail  : f.spaan@tencate.com
Internet : www.tencate.com

Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) is a multinational company which combines textile technology with related chemical processes and material technology in the development and production of functional materials with distinctive characteristics. Products of TenCate are sold worldwide.
Systems and materials from TenCate come under four areas of application: safety & protection, space & aerospace, infrastructure & the environment, and sport & recreation. TenCate occupies leading positions in protective fabrics, composites for space and aerospace, antiballistics, geosynthetics and synthetic turf. TenCate is listed on the NYSE Euronext (AMX).

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