Belfius Bank & Insurance welcomes a new Chairman of the Board of Directors
On Wednesday 4 September 2013, on a proposal from the Federal Government, the Board of Directors of Belfius Bank & Insurance unanimously appointed Mr Guy Quaden to be its Acting Chairman with immediate effect as from today until 31 December 2013 inclusive.
The Board of Directors wishes to thank him for accepting this interim position.
Guy Quaden is Honorary Governor of the National Bank of Belgium. Until 2010 he was Visiting Professor at the University of Liège and since February 2012 he has been a Director of Belfius.
Mr Jos Clijsters will be put forward to take over the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1 January 2014. From that date he will leave his post as CEO of Belfius Bank.
Jos Clijsters became Chairman of the Management Board of Belfius Bank in September 2011, after an international career with Fortis. In view of the length of his professional career, he had already announced that he would step down from his position as CEO of Belfius Bank next year. As Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1 January 2014, he will be a guarantor of the desired continuity of the company’s management.
Mr Marc Raisière will be put forward to succeed Jos Clijsters on 1 January 2014. His successor as CEO of Belfius Insurance will be appointed in the coming months.
On 1 September 2012, Marc Raisière became CEO of Belfius Insurance. He has considerable experience, both in banking and insurance, always in executive positions, as a member of the Management Board of Axa Belgium and Axa Bank in Belgium, Head of various divisions of Axa France and the Axa Group and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Axa Bank in France.
Belfius Bank & Insurance is pleased with these appointments which are perfectly in line with the continuity of a sound management. They also present the advantage that the company will be run by people with established expertise in the fields of banking and insurance, with an in-depth knowledge of Belfius and its staff members.