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Jeroen Smit, Alumnus of the Year 2009

Jeroen Smit, author of the bestseller ‘De Prooi’ (in English ‘The Prey’) on the selling and dismantling of the ABN AMRO bank, is the first Alumnus of the Year of the University of Groningen. Smit graduated from the study Business Administration in 1986. On 13 June 2009 Smit received an artwork, presented by Recor Magnificus Frans Zwarts, as a token of appreciation for his exceptional societal accomplishments.

Jeroen Smit

According to the jury, presided by the Rector Magnificus, Jeroen Smit showed in writing ‘De Prooi’ “a researching and analytical approach combined with a clear and dynamic style of writing. His subjects are very newsworthy in an age in which the modern world stands for severe challenges. Smit makes these challenges concrete.”

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