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Arcadis Announces Change in Leadership: Neil McArthur Leaves as CEO, Renier Vree Appointed Interim CEO

Amsterdam, 27 October 2016 - Arcadis
, Arcadis today announced that Neil McArthur, CEO since May 2012, is leaving
the company by mutual agreement. Arcadis' Supervisory Board and Mr. McArthur
agreed to a separation because of a difference of opinion on Arcadis' path
moving forward. Consequently, the Supervisory Board will move to appoint a
new CEO for the next stage of Arcadis' development. Renier Vree, currently
Arcadis CFO, will serve as CEO on an interim basis with immediate effect.

"Neil McArthur has provided Arcadis with excellent leadership since he became
CEO in 2012," said Niek Hoek, Chairman of the Arcadis Supervisory Board. "On
behalf of the Supervisory Board, Executive Board and all of the Arcadis
people, I want to thank Neil for his vision and leadership. Neil and the
Supervisory Board have agreed that it is the right time for a new leader to
take Arcadis forward. We will begin a search internally and externally for a
new CEO. We are pleased that Renier Vree has accepted the interim CEO role.
With Renier's knowledge and experience of Arcadis and its stakeholders, we
are confident that he is best positioned to lead the company in the interim."

"I am proud of what we have achieved as a company over the past five years,"
said Neil McArthur. "Together, we have expanded our core business organically
and through acquisitions, going from a EUR 2 billion 15,000 people
organization in 2012, to a EUR 3.4 billion global multinational with 27,000
people under a single global brand, with a collaborative structure and
culture. Now it's time for someone else to lead Arcadis through the next
stage of our journey. I have no doubt that our people will continue to
deliver exceptional and sustainable client solutions, and improve quality of
life across the globe."

Arcadis will honour its contractual obligations with Mr. McArthur, which
includes payment of a one-year base salary (EUR 630,000).


For further information please contact:

Arcadis Investor Relations
Jurgen Pullens
Telephone: +31 20 2011083
Mobile: +31 6 51599483

Arcadis Group Communications
Jeremy Cohen
Mobile: +31 6 21639411

About Arcadis

Arcadis is the leadingglobal Design&Consultancy firm for natural and built

. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy,
engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our
clients to deliverexceptional and sustainable outcomes

throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000
people active in over 70 countries that generate €3.4 billion in revenues. We
support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of
life in rapidly growing cities around the world.

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Arcadis Announces Change in Leadership: Neil McArthur Leaves as CEO


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Source: Arcadis N.V. via Globenewswire

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