Dick Sluimers has been CEO of APG Group since 2008. APG Group provides asset management, administration and communication services for pension funds. The company manages total pension assets of approximately 280 billion euro (as at 31 December 2010). APG services pension funds that provide incomes for 4.5 million pension scheme members who work at over 20,000 employers in the public and private sectors. APG manages 30 per cent of all collective pension schemes in the Netherlands.
Mr Sluimers was previously Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Financial Officer of the pension fund ABP (2003-2008). Between 1991 and 2003 he held various positions at the Dutch Ministry of Finance, most recently as Director-General of the National Budget. Before this he worked at the Ministry of Public Health (1987-1991), the Ministry of Social Affairs (1982-1987) and the Ministry of Finance (1979-1982).
Mr Sluimers is also member of the Supervisory Board of credit insurer Atradius NV, the Board of Trustees of the Maastricht University and member of the Board of Governors of the State Academy of Finances and Economics.
Mr Sluimers was born in The Hague in 1953. He studied economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam and also read politics at the University of Amsterdam for several years.