Biography

Carla (dit Carla) Smits-Nusteling

Independent Non-Executive Director

Clara (dit Carla) Smits-Nusteling was appointed a member of the Allegro Board on September 1, 2020. Ms. Smits-Nusteling is currently Non-Executive Director and Audit Chair of Nokia Corporation and Board member at Stichting Continuiteit Ahold Delhaize - a foundation organised under the laws of the Netherlands to safeguard the interests of Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V. Previously, Ms. Smits-Nusteling was Non-Executive Director and Audit Chair of ASML, Chairwoman of the Board of Tele2 AB, lay judge of the Enterprise Court of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal as well as CFO and member of the Board of Management of Royal KPN N.V. She also held several finance and business-related positions at Royal KPN N.V. (including responsibility for risk management) and PostNL. Ms. Smits-Nusteling holds a Master's degree in Business Economics from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and an Executive Master of Finance and Control degree from the VU University of Amsterdam.

In November 2023, Ms. Smits-Nusteling informed the Board that intends to transition her role as Chairperson of the Audit Committee and Director of the Board of the Company to a successor. She intends to remain as Chairperson of the Audit Committee and non-executive Director until the Annual General Meeting in 2024, to complete the oversight of the Company’s annual financial reporting for 2023. Ms. Smits-Nusteling supports engaging a recruiter to begin the process of seeking her successor. She will also continue to fulfill the responsibilities of her position until a new Audit Committee Chairperson is appointed by the Board and a smooth transition has been executed.