Willemijn van Dolen Appointed AFM Supervisory Board Member

Dutch Minister of Finance Jeroen Dijsselbloem appointed Willemijn van Dolen, professor of Marketing at the Amsterdam Business School, a member of the Supervisory Board of the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) on 1 September 2016. The appointment is for a period of four years.

Willemijn van Dolen was appointed professor of Marketing at the University of Amsterdam in 2012, where she has worked since 2005 when she took on the position of associate professor. As a professor her focus areas include consumer communication, corporate social responsibility, and social media.

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