TomTom Management Board

HAROLD GODDIJN(54)/ Chief Executive Officer

NationalityDutch
Year of first appointment 2001
Current term of office 2013 – 2017
Education and former positionsHarold studied Economics at the University of Amsterdam, and started his career with a venture capital firm. In 1989, Harold founded Psion Netherlands BV, as a joint venture with Psion PLC, and in 1991 co-founded TomTom with Peter-Frans Pauwels and Pieter Geelen. In 1998, he was appointed Managing Director of Psion Computers and served on the Board of Psion PLC from 1998 to 1999.

MARINA WYATT(51)/Chief Financial Officer

NationalityBritish
Year of first appointment2005
Current term of office2013 – 2017
Current other positionsNon-Executive Director of Shanks Group PLC, Supervisory Board member of Lucas Bols NV
Education and former positionsMarina is a Cambridge University graduate, a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Having spent nine years with Arthur Andersen in the UK and US, Marina joined Psion PLC as Group Controller in 1994 and became Chief Financial Officer in 1996. She was also a Non-Executive Director of Symbian and of the publishing company Blackwell's. From 2002 to 2005 Marina served as Chief Financial Officer of Colt Telecom PLC.

ALAIN DE TAEYE(57)/Member of the Management Board

NationalityBelgian
Year of first appointment2008
Current term of office2012 – 2016
Current other positionsNon-Executive Director of Cyient Ltd
Education and former positionsAlain graduated as engineer-architect from the University of Ghent. He founded Informatics & Management Consultants (I&M) where, next to IT consultancy, he continued his research work on digital map databases and routing. In 1989 I&M was integrated into the Dutch Tele Atlas group. As of 1990 Alain headed Tele Atlas, which was acquired by TomTom in 2008.