Saturday, February 4, 2017

Royal Profile: Princess Marilène of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven

Princess Marilène of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven was born as Marie-Hélène Angela van den Broek, the younger daughter of Hans van den Broek and Josée van den Broek-van Schendel on 4 February 1970 {Source}.

She was educated in The Netherlands. Princess Marilène graduated in Business Administration from the University of Groningen in May 1994, her main subject being Marketing {Source}.

Marilène van den Broek married Prince Maurits  on 29 May 1998. Princess Marilène and Prince Maurits have three children{Source}: 
  • Anastasia (Anna) Margriet Joséphine van Lippe-Biesterfeld van Vollenhoven (2001)
  • Lucas Maurits Pieter Henri van Lippe-Biesterfeld van Vollenhoven (2002)
  • Felicia Juliana Bénedicte Barbara van Lippe-Biesterfeld van Vollenhoven(2005)


Since 2006 Princess Marilène has worked for the Development Department of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, where she is responsible for the Friends of the Rijksmuseum{Source}. She previously held various commercial and marketing positions at Koninklijke Ahold NV, chiefly at the Albert Heijn head office{Source}.
Princess Marilène is a member of{Source}:
  •  the Alumni Council, an advisory body to the Executive Board of the University of Groningen
  •  member of the Ronald McDonald House Advisory Committee

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