Hitt og þetta 26. apríl 2007

Cees Maas receives Royal Decoration

Cees Maas, ING Group's former Chief Financial Officer, was appointed as Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau by Her Majesty The Queen of The Netherlands. The royal decoration was presented today by the Dutch Minister of Finance, Wouter Bos. Cees Maas receives the royal decoration because of his contribution to ING Group's worldwide growth, his internationally acknowledged banking expertise and the fact that he is recognized as an authority in the international financial and monetary world. Furthermore, he was honoured because of his engagement in cultural institutions and organisations. On 24 April 2007 Cees Maas retired from ING Group. He had joined the Executive Board in 1992 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 1996. Download images Pictures from Cees Maas receiving the royal decoration * Picture 1 * Picture 2 +----------------------------------------------------------------+ | Press enquiries: | | Debbie Brand, ING Group, +31 20 541 6526, debbie.brand@ing.com | +----------------------------------------------------------------+ ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking, insurance and asset management to over 60 million private, corporate and institutional clients in more than 50 countries. With a diverse workforce of about 120,000 people, ING comprises a broad spectrum of prominent companies that increasingly serve their clients under the ING brand.