Ralph Hamers

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R.A.J.G. (Ralph) Hamers

Ralph Hamers

  • CEO and chairman Executive Board ING Group
  • Chairman Management Board Banking
Born 1966
Nationality Dutch


Ralph Hamers was appointed a member of the Executive Board of ING Group on 13 May 2013. On 1 October 2013, he was appointed CEO and chairman of this Board. Ralph Hamers joined ING in 1991. Before his appointment to the Executive Board, he was CEO of ING Belgium and Luxembourg.

Ralph Hamers is also chairman of the Management Board Banking

Most important other ancillary positions

  • Member of the Management Board of the Nederlandse Vereniging van Banken (NVB)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of International Finance, Inc. (a district of Columbia non-profit corporation)
  • Non-executive member of the board of Foundation Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
  • Member of UNICEF’s Global Board of the Young People’s Agenda


Ralph Hamers holds a Master of Science degree in Business Econometrics/Operations Research from Tilburg University (the Netherlands).


2013 CEO and chairman Executive Board ING Group, Management Board Banking and Management Board NN Group (until 2014; Supervisory Board member of NN Group 2014-2015)
2011 Chief executive officer ING Belgium and Luxembourg
2010 Head of Network Management for Retail Banking Direct & International
2007 Global head of the Commercial Banking network
2005 Chief executive officer ING Bank Netherlands
2002 General manager ING Bank branch network
1999 General manager ING Romania
1997 Deputy general manager Global Lending Risk Management
1995 Head of Media Finance Group
1991 Relationship manager Structured Finance in the Global Clients division

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