Rabobank confirms Petra van Hoeken as Chief Risk Officer

Rabobank confirms the appointment of Petra van Hoeken as member of the Executive Board and as Chief Risk Officer. Rabobank announced Petra van Hoeken’s appointment on 10 February 2016, pending approval from the regulators, which is now confirmed.

Wout Dekker, chairman of the Supervisory Board: “The Supervisory Board is very pleased that with the appointment of Petra van Hoeken, the Board of Directors is at full strength. Petra van Hoeken has the relevant knowledge and experience to strengthen the Board of Directors as Chief Risk Officer."

Wiebe Draijer, Chairman of the Executive Board: “We are very pleased with the appointment of Petra van Hoeken. She has the relevant background and I believe she will be a great asset to our team. The Executive Board is looking forward to working together."

Petra van Hoeken has years of experience in risk management in the banking sector. She joined the Executive Board of NIBC as 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.

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