Royal honour for ING CEO Jan Hommen
Royal honour for ING CEO Jan Hommen
Amsterdam, 23 September 2013
Jan Hommen, CEO of ING Group, has been appointed by His Majesty King Willem-Alexander as Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau. Jan Hommen received the royal honour for his exceptional contribution to the continuity of ING as an international company and for his efforts to adapt the financial sector after the financial crisis of 2008.
The honour was presented today by Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem during the symposium ’Fundability of The Netherlands Inc.’ that was held to mark Jan Hommen’s stepping down as CEO of ING Group on 1 October 2013. Jan Hommen’s speech at the symposium can be found at www.ing.com.
Jan Hommen became a member of the Supervisory Board of ING Group in 2005 and its chairman in 2008. In early 2009, he became CEO of ING Group and chairman of the Executive Board. Previously, he was CFO of Alcoa and CFO and vice-chairman of the Executive Board of Philips Electronics. On the occasion of his retirement from Philips in 2005, he was appointed Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau.
As of 1 October, Jan Hommen will be succeeded as CEO of ING Group by Ralph Hamers.
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