Neelie Kroes

Salesforce (San Francisco)
Non-Executive Board Member

Neelie Kroes has served as a Director of Salesforce since May 2016. Ms. Kroes is the former Vice President of the European Commission, European Commissioner for Competition and European Commission for Digital Agenda. Ms. Kroes served as Commissioner for Competition from 2004 to 2010 and as Vice President and Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society from 2010 to 2014. Prior to joining the European Commission, Ms. Kroes served in the Dutch House of Representatives and as State Secretary and Cabinet Minister. She is currently a member of the Global Policy Advisory Board of Uber Technologies, Inc. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and a member of the Finance Committee of Rijksmuseum Fonds (Amsterdam). Ms. Kroes previously served on the boards of Lucent Netherlands, AB Volvo and McDonald’s Netherlands and was chairperson of Nyenrode University. Ms. Kroes received her M.S. in Economics from Erasmus University.


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Neelie Kroes “Free competition" is not an end in itself...


Faced with globalisation, Europe has to choose between defense, trying to resist change, and dynamism, actively seeking out the opportunities the international scene has to offer. We should firmly choose the latter. Europe need not fear globalisation. The “regional globalisation” in Europe over (...)


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