Hilde Laga new Chairwoman of ING Belgium’s Board of Directors
Brussels - The Board of Directors of ING Belgium has appointed Hilde Laga as the new independent Chairwoman, effective 1 January 2024. She succeeds Pinar Abay, who continues her mandate in the Board of Directors as a non-executive director. Hilde Laga has been a non-executive director of the Board of Directors of ING Belgium since May 2022.
Hilde Laga: "I am honoured that as the chairwoman of ING Belgium, together with my fellow board members, CEO Peter Adams and his executive committee, and all ING employees, I will be able to make a difference for people, companies and society in the broadest possible sense. I am very much looking forward to helping build on the further development of ING Belgium, so that we can offer customers the best possible experience and help entrepreneurs and companies grow."
Pinar Abay: “I am very happy to be able to handover to a reputable and experienced Belgian woman. I am convinced that Hilde Laga, with her experience, is the right woman in the right place to pursue ING's ambitions and enable our customers to stay a step ahead, both professionally and privately. I truly believe that diversity at all levels of the organization will drive better results and I look forward to continuing to be part of this very diverse and experienced Board."
Hilde Laga (°1956) holds a doctorate in law and a master’s degree in notarial law. She was one of the founding partners of the law firm Laga, which she led as managing partner until 2013. She was also head of its corporate and M&A practice. Hilde Laga has gained rich experience in board positions at Barco, Elia, Greenyard, Agfa-Gevaert as well as chairwoman of Gimv. She is a member of the Belgian Corporate Governance Committee and was a member of the FSMA supervisory board until 2014. In May 2022, Laga joined the Board of Directors of ING Belgium as non-executive director.
The Board of Directors counts 9 women and 8 men. All have diverse and international expertise.
View the full composition of the ING Belgium Board of Directors.