Ljiljana Čortan

01 March 2021 ... min read Listen
Ljiljana Čortan

Ljiljana Čortan

  • CRO and member Management Board Banking
Born: 1971
Nationality: Croatian


Ljiljana Čortan was appointed as chief risk officer and a member of the Management Board Banking effective 1 January 2021.

The Supervisory Board will propose to shareholders to appoint her as a member of the Executive Board of ING Group at the Annual General Meeting of 26 April 2021. Until her appointment as chief risk officer of ING Bank, the day-to-day risk activities were performed by Karst Jan Wolters, reporting to Tanate Phutrakul, chief financial officer of ING.

Prior to her appointment, Ljiljana Čortan was a member of the Management Board and chief risk officer at HypoVereinsbank (HVB) - UniCredit Bank in Germany.

Most important other ancillary positions

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Ljiljana holds a master’s degree in business finance from the University of Zagreb.


2021 CRO and member of the Management Board Banking, as from 1 January 2021
2018-2020 HypoVereinsbank (HVB) - UniCredit Bank, Germany Member of the Management Board and chief risk officer
2014-2017 UniCredit Bank, Italy (Milan branch)
Global Head of Financial Institutions, Banks and Sovereigns Head of Group Credit Transactions
2009-2014 UniCredit Bank, Austria
Head of strategy and marketing for corporate and investment banking in the CEE region
1996-2009 Zagrebačka banka,
Croatia Various positions in risk management, corporate banking and project/information management

Zagrebačka banka became part of UniCredit Group in 2002

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