Roger van Boxtel

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Roger van Boxtel in October 2010

Roger Henri Ludovic Maria van Boxtel (born 8 February 1954 in Tilburg) is a Dutch politician and business executive. He was member of the Dutch House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) from 30 August 1994 until 3 August 1998 and chairman for the liberal political party D66 in the Dutch Senate between 7 June 2011 and 9 June 2015.[1]

From 1998 until 2002 he was Minister for Urban Policy and Integration of Ethnic Minorities; in 2003 he started working for Menzis health insurance, of which he became Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2004. He resigned at Menzis in April 2015.[1]

Van Boxtel was Interim Director of Dutch football club AFC Ajax from November 2011 until January 2012.[1]

On 1 August 2015, Van Boxtel was appointed as CEO of the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS; Dutch Railways), the principal passenger railway operator in the Netherlands.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Mr. R.H.L.M. (Roger) van Boxtel" (in Dutch). Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Roger van Boxtel gaat de NS een jaar lang leiden" (in Dutch). Retrieved 6 July 2015.