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Stibbe hosts meeting of Amsterdam Economic Board

Stibbe hosts meeting of Amsterdam Economic Board

Stibbe hosts meeting of Amsterdam Economic Board

25.08.2014

Stibbe is delighted to announce that it will host the signing of an agreement by the Amsterdam Economic Board (the Board), the Financial & Business Services cluster, FNV (Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging) and educational institutions. By signing the agreement, all parties recognize and acknowledge the importance of stable and reliable financial and business services in order to achieve the Board's ambitions.

As a member of the Network Council of the Amsterdam Economic Board (the Board) and as part of the Financial & Business Services cluster, Stibbe is delighted to announce that it will host the signing of an agreement by the Board, the Financial & Business Services cluster, FNV (Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging) and educational institutions. By signing the agreement, all parties recognize and acknowledge the importance of stable and reliable financial and business services in order to achieve the Board's ambitions. The agreement will be signed by Mr. Eberhard van der Laan (Mayor of Amsterdam and chairman of the Board), Mr. Jaap Winter (chairman of the executive board of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and member of the Board), Ms. Carla Kiburg (trade union official from FNV Finance) and Mr. Hans van der Noordaa (Member Management Board Banking at ING and chairman of the Financial & Business Services cluster of the Board).

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area has all of the key ingredients to be an innovative and economically-strong region. Thanks to eight strong economic clusters (Creative Industries, ICT/e-Science, Life Sciences & Health, Financial & Business Services, Logistics, Horticulture & Agri Food, Tourism & Conferences, and High tech materials), the Amsterdam Area can play a pioneering role both nationally and internationally. In order to fully exploit this potential, collaboration is essential.

Under the umbrella of the Amsterdam Economic Board (the Board), representatives from a wide range of businesses, governmental agencies, research institutes, and the trade and industry sector have taken responsibility to work towards strengthening the economy of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. The Board strives to stimulate and support sustainable collaboration, innovation and growth in the region, and strengthen international competitiveness.

 

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