Leadership Panels

EBF Leadership Panel: Wiebe Draijer (CEO Rabobank)

Are you interested in leadership? And have you always wondered what it feels like to be a CEO? Then join us and come to the free lecture on leadership by Wiebe Draijer!

On Thursday 18th of April 2019, Wiebe Draijer will come to Groningen. He will give a free lecture for FEB students at the Blauwe Zaal. Starting off his management career as director of McKinsey Benelux and chairman of the social economic council (SER), he took over as CEO of the Rabobank Managing Board in 2014.

Wiebe Draijer will share his thoughts and ideas on the topic of leadership. You will get to know more about cooperation’s, Rabobank, what it is like to manage a global leader in food and agriculture financing, and especially his personal career. At the end of the lecture, you will be very inspired by his vision on all of this!

The event will start at 15.30 in the Blauwe Zaal (5412.0020), at Duisenberg. The doors will open at 15:15, coffee and tea will be served at the Plaza. The Leadership Panel ends at 17.00. Afterwards, there is a possibility to have some after talking with your fellow students. Free snacks and drinks will be provided!

There is no need to sign up for this event! Just drop by on Thursday the 18thof April, all you have to do is sit down and listen!


EBF Leadership Panel | Wiebe Draijer

Thursday 18th of April | 15.30

Blauwe Zaal (5412.0020) | Duisenberg



Each year the EBF organises several Leadership Panels. A Leadership Panel is an inspiring lecture given by an influential person from the business and/or political environment. Key-note speakers are invited to talk about their view on leadership. Furthermore, during the lecture the speakers talk about their life, work or current occurrences in the world.

Please watch the announcements in the calendar on the homepage, on the EBF Facebook page or on other media for upcoming Leadership Panels!

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