Willem LA GRO (1874-1948): Inspector at the Nederlandsche Handel- Maatschappij (1913-1914), and president of the Nederlandsche Bank voor Russischen Handel (1917-1919), he was managing director of the Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas Amsterdam branch from 1921 to 1935. In 1948 he was decorated with the rank of officer in the French Legion of Honour. Advisory Council member from 1936 to 1948.
Baron Cornelis (Kees) Johannes COLLOT d ESCURY (1888-1966): After beginning his banking career in Berlin and London in 1909, he became in 1921 managing director of the Nederlandsche Standaard Bank. Appointed managing director of the Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij in 1934, he served as its president between 1949 and 1956. He was responsible for smoothly transforming the NHM into an international bank, following the loss of the Dutch colonies in Asia in 1949 and the nationalisation of the banks by the Indonesian government. He also sat on the supervisory boards of various shipping and insurance companies as well as the Koninklijke Nederlandse Petroleum Maatschappij (Royal Dutch oil) Koninklijke Hoogovens en Staalfabrieken (iron & steel), the Heineken Bierbrouwerij Maatschappij (brewery), ROBECO (asset management), NHM (1956-1961) and the Nationale Investeringsbank. Advisory Council member from 1940 to 1966.
Johannes OLIJSLAGER (1897-1962): Managing director of the steamship company Stoomvaart Maatschappij Nederland and member of the supervisory board of the Amsterdamsche Bank. Advisory Council member from 1954 to 1961.
August DEKNATEL (1876-1963): After starting his career at the Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij where he became general manager, he was in 1924 appointed deputy manager of the Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas Amsterdam branch, then managing director from 1935. Advisory Council member from 1956 to 1963.
Willem Hugo de MONCHY (1894-1968): Managing director of the Holland- America Line and chairman of the supervisory boards of the Bank voor Handel en Scheepvaart and ROBECO, he was also president of the Rotterdam Chamber of Commerce between 1960 and 1963. Advisory Council member from 1958 to 1968.
Jan BOSMAN: no biographical details available.
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