Johan Willem Beyen Edit Profile
Graduate in jurisprudence, University of Utrecht, 1918.
In Ministry of Finance, 1918-1923, deputy treasurer general, 1921-1923. Legal adviser Philips Incandescent Lamps, 1924-1925. Manager Amsterdam office Javasche Bank, 1925-1927.
Manager director Rotterdamsche Bankvereniging, 1927-1935. Alternate to president, Bank for International Settlements, 1935-1937. President, 1937-1940.
Financial director Lever Brothers and Unilever, Ltd. 1940-1946; financial adviser Netherlands government, from 1940. Became executive director Netherlands and Norway International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 1946.
Executive director International Monetary Fund, 1948. Minister of foreign affairs, The Hague, Netherlands, 1952-1956. Government Commissioner for German Affairs, 1956-1957.
Netherlands ambassador to France, from 1958. Home: Paris, France.
Married second, Margaretha Antonia Lubinka, November 14, 1945. Children (by previous marriage): Karel Herman, Frederique, Jan Willem.