Loek van den Boog to Join General Atlantic as Special Advisor

LONDON & AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, today announced
that Loek van den Boog, former Chairman of Mendix and Myriad, has joined
the firm as a Special Advisor and Chairman of General Atlantic
Netherlands. Mr. Van den Boog returns to the firm having previously
supported the firm as Special Advisor between 1996 and 2004. During his
prior tenure at General Atlantic, he served on a number of portfolio
company boards, including Global Collect and Patni Computer Systems.
Upon his return, he is expected to leverage his software and technology
expertise and expansive network to provide strategic support and advice
to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies.

General Atlantic’s team of special advisors, comprised of senior
executives from around the globe, share deep business-building expertise
and best practices to support the firm’s goal of adding strategic value
to growth companies as they seek to become market leaders.

“Loek brings unparalleled experience in leading high-growth software
businesses, as well as developing and executing on international
expansion strategies,” said Gabriel Caillaux, Managing Director and Head
of EMEA for General Atlantic. “On behalf of the whole team at General
Atlantic, we welcome Loek back to the firm and look forward to working
with him.”

Mr. van den Boog is a software industry executive, independent
consultant and private investor. He currently serves as a Chairman of
the Supervisory Board of Five Degrees, a digital banking technology
provider, and is an advisor to Vallstein, a leading provider of Bank
Relationship Management solutions based in Amsterdam. Mr. van den Boog
previously held executive level positions in international software
companies, and served as a chairman or member of the board of
various private and public companies, including Oracle, Mendix, Global
Collect, Myriad Group, FICS, and Patni Computer Systems, where he served
as executive director and interim CEO between 2009 and 2010.

“I am excited to return to General Atlantic to work with its investment
teams and portfolio of growth companies that are looking to lead and
disrupt industries,” said Mr. van den Boog. “I hope that the breadth of
perspective acquired in my career to date, executive, non-executive, and
advisory, will serve General Atlantic and its portfolio companies well.”

Mr. Caillaux added: “I’d like to thank Jan-Michiel Hessels, who’s been a
Special Advisor at General Atlantic for five years, for his valuable
contributions to the firm and for the important role he’s played in
advising and accelerating growth at our portfolio companies. We wish him
all the best in his next chapter.”

In the EMEA region, General Atlantic has 27 investment professionals
based in its London, Amsterdam, and Munich offices and has been
investing in the region since 1989 with a total of approximately $7.5
billion invested, as of December 31, 2018. The firm invests in four key
sectors, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology, and
Consumer. General Atlantic is invested in a number of leading
high-growth companies based in the EMEA region including Adyen, Argus
Media, ControlExpert, FlixBus, Greensill, Hemnet, Hyperion Insurance
Group, IHS Markit, Joe & the Juice, Kauferportal, ManoMano, Network
International, NUCOM Group, Openclassrooms, powercloud, Property Finder,
Saxo Bank, Sézane, Studio Moderna, and Typeform.

About General Atlantic

General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing
capital and strategic support for growth companies. Established in 1980,
General Atlantic combines a collaborative global approach, sector
specific expertise, a long-term investment horizon and a deep
understanding of growth drivers to partner with great entrepreneurs and
management teams to build exceptional businesses worldwide. General
Atlantic has more than 150 investment professionals based in New York,
Amsterdam, Beijing, Greenwich, Hong Kong, Jakarta, London, Mexico City,
Mumbai, Munich, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Shanghai, and Singapore. For more
information on General Atlantic, please visit the website: www.generalatlantic.com


Mary Armstrong
General Atlantic

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