M.I. (Isabel) Fernandez Niemann

Isabel Fernandez Niemann

  • Member Management Board Banking
  • Head of Wholesale Banking
Born 1968
Nationality Spanish


Isabel Fernandez was appointed to the Management Board Banking as from 1 September 2016. She was appointed Head of Wholesale Banking on 1 November 2016. Isabel joined ING from General Electric where she was Global Commercial Leader and Head of Sales for the company, functionally responsible for GE’s 20,000+ global sales force. Her responsibilities at GE included GE’s Global Commercial Shared Services, GE’s Commercial Council and all Corporate oversight teams for Sales. She was based in the US. Isabel started her career at ABN Amro Bank N.V. (1993-2000), as a management trainee.

Most important other ancillary position

  • Member of the board of Stichting het Nationale Ballet Fonds.


Isabel Fernandez graduated from Leiden University, the Netherlands, in 1992, with a master’s degree in Law.


2016 Member Management Board Banking
2015-2016 Global Commercial Leader, General Electric
2000-2015 Variety of leadership roles at GE and GE Capital, including CEO of Structured Finance Media & Technology, Chief Commercial Officer of GE Capital EMEA, CEO of Global Bank Loans and Global Chief Commercial Officer
1993-2000 ABN Amro Bank N.V.

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