Peter Jacobs appointed country manager ING in the Netherlands

15 December 2022 ... min read

As of April 1, 2023, Peter Jacobs (47) will succeed Ruud van Dusschoten as country manager of ING in the Netherlands. Peter Jacobs is currently still working as a senior partner at McKinsey & Company. With his appointment as country manager of ING in the Netherlands, Jacobs returns to ING where he previously held various Tech-driven management positions, including that of Chief Information Officer ING in the Netherlands.

Peter Jacobs

Peter Jacobs

“With his background and drive, I am convinced that Peter will further expand ING's strong position in the Netherlands. Based on his proven track record, knowledge, and experience in the field of digitization, technology, and transformation, we made a very conscious choice with Peter as Ruud's successor.

Peter is the right person to take ING to the next level in our ambition to be a leading mobile bank in the Netherlands while bringing sustainable progress for all. I am excited to set the example of a CIO becoming a country manager. This shows our strong commitment to be the digital leader in banking,” said Pinar Abay, responsible for Market Leaders within ING's Management Board Banking, which includes ING Netherlands.

Peter (1975) started his career in 2005 at McKinsey & Company and joined ING in the Netherlands in 2009 and has since held various management positions in the IT field. From 2013 to 2018, Peter was Chief Information Officer (CIO) within the bank in the Netherlands. In early 2019, he returned to McKinsey & Company in the role of senior partner where he focused on transformation, digitization, and technological modernization at major financial institutions worldwide.

Pinar Abay: “With his dedication, Ruud has made a very important contribution to ING in the Netherlands, always with an eye for the interests of our customers and the social role of the bank. He navigated ING Netherlands through the challenging times of Covid19. His people-oriented and respectful style of leadership ensured that ING is in a strong position in the Netherlands. I would like to thank Ruud very much for this.”

Ruud van Dusschoten

Ruud van Dusschoten

After April 1, Van Dusschoten will remain chairman of the Board of ING Netherlands, the body charged with employer responsibility for all ING employees in the Netherlands, including employees at the head office. He is therefore also the director with whom ING's Central Works Council conducts dialogue. In addition, Ruud will continue to be involved with several ING clients.

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