ING announces proposed appointments for 2020 AGM; Eric Boyer de la Giroday and Hermann-Josef Lamberti to step down from the Supervisory Board

ING announces proposed appointments for 2020 AGM; Eric Boyer de la Giroday and Hermann-Josef Lamberti to step down from the Supervisory Board

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 16-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ING to propose the appointment of Juan Colombás, Herman Hulst and Harold Naus to the Supervisory Board. The proposed nominations are part of the proxy materials for ING’s 2020 AGM on 28 April 2020 which are published today.

Juan Colombás (1962, Spanish) will retire in July 2020 from his post as the chief operating office in Lloyds Banking Group. He served as chief risk officer of Lloyds Banking Group from 2011-2017, joining the Board in 2013. He served in diverse senior risk, control and business management functions at Santander, including chief risk officer at Santander UK from 1986-2010.

Herman Hulst (1955, Dutch) was an accountant at EY and predecessor firms in different professional roles with a focus on the financial services sector from 1973-2016. Herman was EY’s Global Financial Services Executive Committee member from 1992-2000, Country Managing Partner for the Netherlands from 2004-2006. He was EY’s Global Executive leadership team member from 2004-2009. Most recently he served as Global Vice Chair Japan and member of Global Practice Group from 2009 until his retirement.

Harold Naus (1969, Dutch) is currently the CEO of Cardano Risk Management and CFO of Cardano Group, a specialist in international risk and pension, helping pension funds and companies manage their financial risks with asset management, hedging and defined benefit solutions. Harold served in various roles at ING from 1997-2014. He was the Global Head of Trading Risk Management from 2003-2006, General Manager Market Risk Management from 2006-2014, which includes responsibility for trading risk, asset & liability management, retail market risk, and liquidity risk.

The European Central Bank has approved the proposed appointments of Herman Hulst and Harold Naus; Juan Colombás’ appointment is subject to approval by the European Central Bank. After the decision made at the AGM on 28 April 2020, the appointments of Herman Hulst and Harold Naus will be effective immediately while the appointment of Juan Colombás will take effect on 1 October 2020.

Eric Boyer de la Giroday, for personal reasons, will step down from the Supervisory Board at the end of the 2020 AGM. Eric was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2014 and since 1984 was active in various roles for ING and predecessors. From 2004, he served as a member of the Executive Board and Management Board Banking respectively until his retirement in 2011.

Hermann-Josef Lamberti, for personal reasons, in line with his desire to reduce his board positions, will step down from the Supervisory Board at the end of the 2020 AGM. In 2013, Hermann-Josef was appointed to the Supervisory Board and serves as its vice-chairman and chairman of the audit committee.

“We regret that both Eric and Hermann-Josef will step down, but respect their decisions. Eric was part of our company for 36 years during which his invaluable experience and understanding of our industry helped guide us through many challenging times. Hermann-Josef’s in-depth knowledge of many aspects of our sector was of great value to us in the past years. On behalf of the Supervisory Board I want to thank both Eric and Hermann-Josef for their dedication and contributions to ING,” commented Hans Wijers, chairman of the ING Supervisory Board.

The full details of all proposals are included in the proxy materials for ING’s 2020 AGM, to be held on 28 April 2020 in Amsterdam. The proxy materials, including the agenda for the AGM, will be made available at www.ing.com/agm on 16 March 2020.

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