Honours

 

1985

Businesswoman of the year

1992

Prix d'humanité for the Ronald McDonald Children’s Fund

1994

Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau

1995

Best dressed woman in the Netherlands, selected by the Association of Fashion Journalists

1998

Leading Woman Entrepreneur of the World Award

2003

Child Care Award

2010 Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau
2010 Wolfert van Borselen medallion
from the City of Rotterdam
regarding her special merits for the community of Rotterdam as director of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
2010 Elisabet von Freyburg medallion
for her special contributions to the public health sector.
2015 Sylvia Tóth Composition Fund
The aim of the fund is to commission composers on behalf of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.