ING Group AGM adopts 2013 Annual Accounts
Amsterdam, 12 May 2014
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of ING Groep N.V. today adopted the 2013 Annual Accounts. The AGM also adopted the proposals to amend the Articles of Association of ING Groep N.V..
In addition, the AGM appointed Eric Boyer de la Giroday as member of the Supervisory Board following the AGM. As announced on 27 March 2014, Tineke Bahlmann and Peter Elverding have resigned from the Supervisory Board while Luc Vandewalle retired from the Supervisory Board as of the end of the AGM.
After the AGM, the Supervisory Board of ING Group consists of:
ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering services through its operating companies ING Bank and NN Group.
The purpose of ING Bank is empowering people to stay a step ahead in life and in business. ING Bank’s more than 63,000 employees offer retail and commercial banking services to customers in over 40 countries.
NN Group is a leading insurance and investment company active in 18 countries, predominantly in Europe and Japan, with more than 12,000 employees. NN Group is preparing to become an independent, stand-alone company, through the base case scenario of Initial Public Offering (IPO).
ING Group shares are listed (in the form of depositary receipts) on the exchanges of Amsterdam (INGA NA/ING.AS), Brussels and on the New York Stock Exchange (ADRs: ING US/ING.N).
Sustainability forms an integral part of ING’s corporate strategy, which is evidenced by ING being included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Europe and World) the FTS4Good index and the Euronext Vigeo Europe 120 index.
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