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Krista Baetens appointed to ING Australia board

Published on 15/05/2020

ING Australia today announces the appointment of Krista Baetens to the ING board of directors.

Krista joined ING in 1998 and has held a number of executive management positions globally, most recently taking up the role of Head of Wholesale Banking Asia Pacific in January this year. In this role, she drives ING’s Wholesale Banking strategy for Asia Pacific, and is responsible for 14 markets across the region, namely Australia, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

Prior to her current role, Krista led Wholesale Banking in Singapore and South East Asia, and was Chief Risk Officer for ING Belgium.

With various management roles across APAC and EMEA, Krista is an experienced global business leader with an international track record, with deep sector and product knowledge. She has been made a Laureate of Belgium’s Prince Albert Fund (1996) and a Fellow of the Hogenheuvelcollege of the KU Leuven (2017) in recognition of her achievements in international business and strategy.

Krista holds a Master’s Degree in Law (Cum Laude) from KU Leuven University of Belgium, and speaks seven languages



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