Karien VAN GENNIP
Chief Executive Officer - ING France
Karien van Gennip serves as CEO of ING in France since October
- ING in France is a leader in online banking and among the top 5 international players in wholesale banking in France.
Karien is co-president of Financi’Elles since May 2019 and serves on the Board of Directors of INSEAD since February 2019. Since 2012, she is also a Board member and vice chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce. In 2017, she was a member of the steering committee of the Institut Montaigne publication ‘L’Europe dont nous avons besoin’.
Karien joined ING Group in the Netherlands in September 2008 as Director of Group Public & Government Affairs. In September 2010, Karien was appointed Director of Private Banking & Investments in ING the Netherlands.
From 2003 to 2007, Karien served as Minister for Foreign Trade/State Secretary of Economic Affairs in the Dutch government with responsibilities for bilateral and multilateral Foreign Trade, entrepreneurship, regional policy, investment climate, and consumer policy. She also served as member of the Lower House of the Dutch Parliament 2006-2008.
Karien van Gennip began her career in 1994 as a management Consultant for McKinsey & Company in Amsterdam, and later in San Francisco. In 2002, she continued her career with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM).
Karien was previously a member of several Supervisory Boards in the Netherlands (e.g. SOS Children’s Villages the Netherlands, Cordaid, Deltares and ICC in France).
Karien is married with four daughters and lives in Paris. She holds a Master degree of Delft University of Technology and an MBA from INSEAD (1995, Dean’s List). In 2008, Karien was elected Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.