Gerardus Johannes "Hans" Wijers (born 11 January 1951) is a retired Dutch politician Democrats 66 (D66) party. Wijers a management consultant, corporate director and civil servant by occupation, worked for the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment from 1982 until 1984. Wijers worked as a management consultant from 1985 until 1994. After the Dutch general election of 1994 Wijers was asked by the Democrats 66 (D66) to become Minister of Economic Affairs in the Cabinet Kok I under Prime Minister Wim Kok of the Labour Party, serving from 22 August 1994 until 3 August 1998. He served as acting Minister of Finance from 4 June 1996 until 26 June 1996 following an illness of Gerrit Zalm.

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  • Gerardus Johannes "Hans" Wijers (born 11 January 1951) is a retired Dutch politician Democrats 66 (D66) party. Wijers a management consultant, corporate director and civil servant by occupation, worked for the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment from 1982 until 1984. Wijers worked as a management consultant from 1985 until 1994. After the Dutch general election of 1994 Wijers was asked by the Democrats 66 (D66) to become Minister of Economic Affairs in the Cabinet Kok I under Prime Minister Wim Kok of the Labour Party, serving from 22 August 1994 until 3 August 1998. He served as acting Minister of Finance from 4 June 1996 until 26 June 1996 following an illness of Gerrit Zalm. Wijers retired from active politics when the Cabinet Kok II was installed on 3 August 1998 and became a corporate director at the Boston Consulting Group serving as a senior vice president from 1999 until 2002 when he corporate director at the multinational AkzoNobel serving until 2003 when he became Chairman of the Board of directors and CEO serving until 2012. Wijers also occupied numerous seats on supervisory boards in the business and industry world and several international non-governmental organizations (Royal Dutch Shell, Heineken International, GlaxoSmithKline and the World Wide Fund for Nature). He has been the Chairman of the Supervisory board of football club AFC Ajax since 2012. (en)
  • Gerardus Johannes (Hans) Wijers (Oostburg, 11 januari 1951) is een Nederlands bestuurder en voormalig politicus. Van mei 2003 tot mei 2012 was hij de bestuursvoorzitter van het chemieconcern AkzoNobel. Van 1994 tot 1998 was hij minister van Economische Zaken voor D66 in het eerste kabinet-Kok. In 1996 was hij enkele weken minister van Financiën als invaller voor Gerrit Zalm, die wegens ziekte tijdelijk zijn functie niet kon bekleden. (nl)
  • Gerardus Johannes « Hans » Wijers, né le 11 janvier 1951 à Oostburg, est un homme politique néerlandais membre des Démocrates 66 (D66). Il est ministre des Affaires économiques entre 1994 et 1998. (fr)
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  • Gerardus Johannes (Hans) Wijers (Oostburg, 11 januari 1951) is een Nederlands bestuurder en voormalig politicus. Van mei 2003 tot mei 2012 was hij de bestuursvoorzitter van het chemieconcern AkzoNobel. Van 1994 tot 1998 was hij minister van Economische Zaken voor D66 in het eerste kabinet-Kok. In 1996 was hij enkele weken minister van Financiën als invaller voor Gerrit Zalm, die wegens ziekte tijdelijk zijn functie niet kon bekleden. (nl)
  • Gerardus Johannes « Hans » Wijers, né le 11 janvier 1951 à Oostburg, est un homme politique néerlandais membre des Démocrates 66 (D66). Il est ministre des Affaires économiques entre 1994 et 1998. (fr)
  • Gerardus Johannes "Hans" Wijers (born 11 January 1951) is a retired Dutch politician Democrats 66 (D66) party. Wijers a management consultant, corporate director and civil servant by occupation, worked for the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment from 1982 until 1984. Wijers worked as a management consultant from 1985 until 1994. After the Dutch general election of 1994 Wijers was asked by the Democrats 66 (D66) to become Minister of Economic Affairs in the Cabinet Kok I under Prime Minister Wim Kok of the Labour Party, serving from 22 August 1994 until 3 August 1998. He served as acting Minister of Finance from 4 June 1996 until 26 June 1996 following an illness of Gerrit Zalm. (en)
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