– Max Jadot will succeed Herman Daems as Chairman of the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas Fortis as of 1st January 2023.
– On the same date, Michael Anseeuw will become CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of BNP Paribas Fortis, succeeding Max Jadot. Michael Anseeuw will join the Group Executive Committee.
Today, the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas Fortis has taken the following decisions:
– Max Jadot will succeed Herman Daems as Chairman of the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas Fortis. Max Jadot is CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of BNP Paribas Fortis as well as member of the Executive Committee of BNP Paribas Group since 2011.
– Michael Anseeuw will succeed Max Jadot as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of BNP Paribas Fortis. As a result, he will join the Executive Committee of BNP Paribas Group. Since 2014, he is Head of Retail Banking of BNP Paribas Fortis and joined the Executive Board and the Board of Directors in 2015. In his new role, he will report to Thierry Laborde, Chief Operating Officer, BNP Paribas Group, Head of Commercial, Personal Banking & Services.
Having received the approvals from the regulatory body, these decisions will be effective from 1st January 2023.
The Board of Directors of BNP Paribas Fortis has also decided to confer the title of Honorary Chairman to Herman Daems who is stepping down as Director.
“Since BNP Paribas Fortis began its project in 2009, Herman Daems’ contribution as Chairman of the Board of Directors has been instrumental to the success of BNP Paribas Fortis. I would like to thank him. Under Max Jadot’s leadership and management, BNP Paribas Fortis has strengthened its position as the leading bank in Belgium, helping transform the bank and develop the Group’s activities in Europe. I’m confident in Michael Anseeuw’s ability to continue, together with all his teams, in this development, to serve the Belgian economy and our individual, corporate and institutional clients. ?I wish them success in their new role.” said Jean-Laurent Bonnafé, Director and Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas.