ARNHEM, The Netherlands, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design and engineering company, today announced that the Company's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on May 7, 2008 has appointed Mr. Maarten Schönfeld to the Company's Supervisory Board, replacing Mr. Thomas Cohn, who was not available for reappointment. The meeting also reappointed Mr. Jan Peelen to the board.

Mr. Schönfeld is CFO and Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of Stork BV since 2001. Before that he worked in (financial) management positions throughout the world for Royal Dutch Shell. He has a broad knowledge and experience in international business. Mr. Schönfeld will succeed Mr. Cohn also as chairman of the Audit Committee of the Supervisory Board.

ARCADIS is an international company providing consultancy, design engineering and management services in infrastructure, environment and buildings, to enhance mobility, sustainability and quality of life. ARCADIS develops, designs, implements, maintains and operates projects for companies and governments. With more than 13,500 employees and over EUR1.5 billion in gross revenue, the company has an extensive international network that is supported by strong local market positions.

Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this release are forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the company's actual results in future periods to differ materially from forecasted results. Those risks include, among others, risks associated with possible changes in environmental legislation and risks with regard to the Company's ability to acquire and execute projects. These and other risks are described in ARCADIS' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission over the last 12 months, copies of which will be available from the SEC or may be obtained upon request from the Company.

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For more information contact: Joost Slooten at ARCADIS at +31-26-3778604 or e-mail at; ARCADIS NV, Nieuwe Stationsstraat 10, P.O. Box 33, 6800 LE Arnhem, The Netherlands, Tel +31-26-3778-292, Fax +31-26-4438-381,