Mr. Beerman was appointed Head Netherlands & Africa within Wholesale Rural & Retail in July 2014. In his role Mr. Beerman is responsible for Wholesale Banking in the Netherlands and Africa. In 1983 Mr. Beerman started his career at Rabobank. Between 1991 and 2004 Mr. Beerman served as Director / Chairman of the Board at several local banks and as a member of various committees and networks within and outside Rabobank. From 2004 until 2014 Mr. Beerman was the Chairman of the Board at Rabobank Rotterdam. Besides his role at Rabobank Mr. Beerman is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Hogeschool van Rotterdam.