ING publishes proxy materials for 2019 AGM
ING Groep N.V. today published the proxy materials for its Annual General Meeting (AGM), to be held on Tuesday 23 April 2019, in Amsterdam. The proxy materials, including the agenda for the AGM, are available on the ING website (www.ing.com/agm).
The agenda includes the proposal to appoint Tanate Phutrakul as member of the Executive Board, which was announced on 4 December 2018. Tanate Phutrakul has been serving as CFO and member of the Management Board Banking since 7 February 2019. The proposed appointment of Tanate Phutrakul has been approved by the European Central Bank.
As announced on 11 March 2019, it is proposed to the AGM to appoint Mike Rees and Herna Verhagen as members of the Supervisory Board. Upon decision by the AGM, the appointment of Mike Rees will be effective as of the end of the AGM on 23 April 2019 and of Herna Verhagen as per 1 October 2019. The proposed appointments to the Supervisory Board of Mike Rees and Herna Verhagen have been approved by European Central Bank.
As also announced on 11 March 2019, it will be proposed to the AGM to reappoint Mariana Gheorghe for a next term of four years as member of the Supervisory Board. Henk Breukink will retire from the Supervisory Board at the end of the AGM 2019, having completed his third four year term since his first appointment in 2007.
The agenda also includes the proposal to the AGM to reappoint KPMG Accountants N.V. as auditor of ING Group. KPMG was appointed as ING's auditor at the 2015 AGM, starting its audit services with the financial year 2016.
Full details of all voting items, including the aforementioned proposals, are included in the proxy materials published today. The proxy materials also include the 2018 Annual Report of ING, including the Annual Accounts and the reports of the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board, as published on 7 March 2019, as well as other information and documents as required by law.