Petra van Hoeken nominated as Chief Risk Officer Rabobank
The Supervisory Board has nominated Petra van Hoeken as Chief Risk Officer and member of the Executive Board of Rabobank. Petra van Hoeken’s nomination will be submitted for regulatory review and for advice from the Works Council. Further announcements will be made as soon as the required approval processes are completed. The existing role of Chief Risk Officer has been vacant from 1 January 2016 and is being filled by Wiebe Draijer, Chairman of the Executive Board, ad interim.
Wout Dekker, chairman of the Supervisory Board: “The Supervisory Board is delighted to nominate Petra van Hoeken. We believe she has the appropriate knowledge and experience to join the Executive Board as Chief Risk Officer.”
Wiebe Draijer, Chairman of the Executive Board: “We are very pleased with the proposed appointment of Petra van Hoeken. She has the relevant background and I believe she will be a great asset for our team. The Executive Board is looking forward to her joining and to our future cooperation."
Petra van Hoeken has years of experience in risk management in the banking sector. She joined the Executive Board of NIBC as a Chief Risk Officer at the end of 2011. From 2008 she worked at RBS as Chief Risk Officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, covering credit, market and operational risk and regulatory risk and compliance. Previously, she held various international roles at ABN AMRO, both in commercial and in risk management positions.