Sikko van Katwijk new Chairman of KAS BANK's Board of Directors

The Supervisory Board of KAS BANK N.V. plans to appoint Sikko van Katwijk as the new Chairman of KAS BANK’s Board of Directors. He succeeds Albert Röell, who will be appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of KPMG Nederland as of November 1st 2015. Mr Röell will soon be resigning his duties and responsibilities as Chairman of KAS BANK. The proposed appointment of Mr Van Katwijk is subject to the approval of the regulator.

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With this appointment, KAS BANK’s Board of Directors will consist of Sikko van Katwijk (Chairman and Chief Commercial Officer), Jaap Witteveen (Chief Operating Officer) and a new Chief Finance and Risk Officer (CFRO). KAS BANK expects to provide more information on the appointment of a new CFRO soon.

Sikko van Katwijk has been a member of the Board of Directors and Chief Commercial Officer of KAS BANK since July 1st 2009. He worked for KAS BANK during the period 1989 to 2001, as Head of Institutional Relationship Management and Director of KAS BANK’s London branch, amongst other positions. From 2001 until his appointment as Director at KAS BANK, he held various international management positions at Citigroup Inc.

Peter Borgdorff, Chairman of the Supervisory Board: “The Supervisory Board is very pleased about the proposed appointment of Sikko van Katwijk. Mr Van Katwijk has extensive knowledge of the financial and institutional markets and as such is an excellent candidate to take KAS BANK forward in its strategic ambition. Under his guidance KAS BANK was voted European pension fund custodian of the year 2013 and 2014.

The Supervisory Board is grateful to Mr Röell for his tireless efforts for KAS BANK for more than 10 years. Under his leadership, the bank has undergone an important transformation which has placed it in its current leading position, posed for growth in the institutional market.”

For information
M.G.F.M.V. Janssen – Secretary to the Board of Directors
T: +31 20 557 5230