NS is the largest operator of passenger trains in the Netherlands. NS connects people from door-to-door. 1.1 Million customers travel with our trains on a daily basis in the Netherlands, and around 1 million in the UK and Germany through our subsidiary Abellio. NS also maintains and exploits stations in the Netherlands and abroad. Together with its partners, such as OV Bike and Greenwheels, NS helps its customers with door-to-door solutions. The total turnover of NS in 2016 was €5.1 billion mainly deriving from passenger transport in the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom. As Chief Commercial Officer of NS, Tjalling Smit is responsible for the Dutch core network concession, Commerce & Development and, sales -and marketing activities of NS. He is a member of the Board and reports to the CEO of NS. Since 2001 Tjalling Smit has worked in various commercial management positions within KLM & Transavia which included Vice President Marketing & E-commerce and Senior Vice President Digital.