DLL appoints Yke Hoefsmit as Chief Risk Officer
Eindhoven, March 10, 2021 – DLL, a global provider of asset-based financial solutions, announced today the appointment of Yke Hoefsmit as Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and member of the Executive Board of DLL. This new appointment takes immediate effect.
Yke Hoefsmit brings almost 20 years of international experience with Rabobank, where she has held relation-ship management and risk positions of increasing scope and management responsibility. In her most recent role, she served as Executive Vice President and Head of Financial Restructuring for the International Whole-sale and Rural segments, with clients and teams in North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe.
Based in the Netherlands, Yke Hoefsmit will assume management responsibility for DLL’s Risk organization globally, replacing Fred Weenig who has served as interim CRO since March 2020.
“We are very pleased to have found someone of Yke’s caliber and skillset for this important leadership role,” stated Bill Stephenson, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of DLL. “The fact that we were able to recruit her from our parent, Rabobank, emphasizes our common goal to realize mutual business objectives. I look forward to having Yke on the Executive Board and welcome her input and experience as our company moves forward on its strategic path of Partnering for a better world, working closely together with our partners and customers to help them realize their ambitions.”
“I am really excited to join DLL; a successful international company that is client centric in the heart, knowledgeable, innovative, entrepreneurial and execution driven. A culture that I think will suit me well,” says Yke Hoefsmit. “I am looking forward to contributing to the health of the company’s growing portfolio while supporting our valued partners and customers.”