ING publishes proxy materials for 2019 AGM

Date : 03/12/2019 @ 12:15PM
Source : GlobeNewswire
Stock : ING Groep NV (INGA)
Quote : 10.532  0.044 (0.42%) @ 4:39PM

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.

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ING PROFILE

ING is a global financial institution with a strong European base, offering banking services through its operating company ING Bank. The purpose of ING Bank is empowering people to stay a step ahead in life and in business. ING Bank's more than 52,000 employees offer retail and wholesale banking services to customers in over 40 countries.

ING Group shares are listed on the exchanges of Amsterdam (INGA AS, INGA.AS), Brussels and on the New York Stock Exchange (ADRs: ING US, ING.N).

Sustainability forms an integral part of ING's strategy, evidenced by ING's ranking as a leader in the banks industry group by Sustainalytics. ING Group shares are included in the FTSE4Good index and in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Europe and World), where ING is also among the leaders in the banks industry group. 

 

IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION

Elements of this press release contain or may contain information about ING Groep N.V. and/ or ING Bank N.V. within the meaning of Article 7(1) to (4) of EU Regulation No 596/ 2014.

Certain of the statements contained herein are not historical facts, including, without limitation, certain statements made of future expectations and other forward-looking statements that are based on management's current views and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Actual results, performance or events may differ materially from those in such statements due to a number of factors, including, without limitation: (1) changes in general economic conditions, in particular economic conditions in ING's core markets, (2) changes in performance of financial markets, including developing markets, (3) potential consequences of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union or a break-up of the euro, (4) changes in the fiscal position and the future economic performance of the US including potential consequences of a European sovereign debt crisis (5) potential consequences of a European sovereign debt crisis (6) changes in the availability of, and costs associated with, sources of liquidity such as interbank funding, (7)  changes  in the conditions in the credit and capital markets generally, including changes in borrower and counterparty creditworthiness, (8) changes affecting interest rate levels, (9) inflation and deflation in our principal markets,  (10) changes affecting currency exchange rates, (11) changes in investor and customer behaviour, (12) changes in general competitive factors, (13) changes in or discontinuation of 'benchmark' indices, (14) changes in laws and regulations and the interpretation and application thereof, (15) changes in compliance obligations including, but not limited to, those posed by the implementation of DAC6, (16) geopolitical risks, political instability and policies and actions of governmental and regulatory authorities, (17) changes in standards and interpretations under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the application thereof, (18) conclusions with regard to purchase accounting assumptions and methodologies, and other changes in accounting assumptions and methodologies including changes in valuation of issued securities and credit market exposure, (19) changes in ownership that could affect the future availability to us of net operating loss, net capital and built-in loss carry forwards, (20) changes in credit ratings, (21) the outcome of current and future legal and regulatory proceedings, (22) operational risks, such as system disruptions or failures, breaches of security, cyber-attacks, human error, changes in operational practices or inadequate controls including in respect of third parties with which we do business, (23) risks and changes related to cybercrime including the effects of cyber-attacks and changes in legislation and regulations related to cybersecurity and data privacy, (24) the inability to protect our intellectual property and infringement claims by third parties, (25) the inability to retain key personnel, (26) business, operational, regulatory, reputation and other risks in connection with climate change, (27) ING's ability to achieve its strategy, including projected operational synergies and cost-saving programmes and (28) the other risks and uncertainties detailed in the most recent annual report of ING Groep N.V. (including the Risk Factors contained therein) and ING's more recent disclosures, including press releases, which are available on www.ING.com, (29) this document may contain inactive textual addresses to internet websites operated by us and third parties. Reference to such websites is made for information purposes only, and information found at such websites is not incorporated by reference into this document. ING does not make any representation or warranty with respect to the accuracy or completeness of, or take any responsibility for, any information found at any websites operated by third parties. ING specifically disclaims any liability with respect to any information found at websites operated by third parties. ING cannot guarantee that websites operated by third parties remain available following the publication of this document, or that any information found at such websites will not change following the filing of this document. Many of those factors are beyond ING's control.

Any forward looking statements made by or on behalf of ING speak only as of the date they are made, and ING assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information or for any other reason.

This document does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, any securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction.

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