NIBC's Executive Committee consists of four statutory members of the Managing Board, supplemented by non-statutory Executive Committee members. This Executive Committee structure has been in place since 2017.
The members of the Managing Board of NIBC Holding N.V. and NIBC Bank N.V. are the same.
Paulus de Wilt
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Managing Board
Paulus de Wilt is the chief executive officer and has been chairman of the Managing Board since 2014. He studied Business Economics at Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Prior to joining NIBC, he spent 25 years at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. holding several positions in retail and corporate banking.
Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Managing Board
Claire Dumas is the Chief Financial Officer and has been a member of the Managing Board since April 2023. She studied business administration at Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Prior to joining NIBC, Claire worked at KMPG Consulting for 2 years and at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. for 22 years. At ABN AMRO she held various positions in M&A, strategy, risk management, finance and product management.
Reinout van Riel
Chief Risk Officer, Member of the Managing Board
Reinout van Riel is the chief risk officer and has been a member of Managing Board since 2016. He holds a master’s degree in Civil Law at Erasmus University in Rotterdam. From 1995 to 2013, Mr Van Riel worked for ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and Royal Bank of Scotland plc in several senior positions.
Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Managing Board
Anke Schlichting is the chief technology officer and member of the Managing Board since July 2022. She holds a master of science in Business Administration from Erasmus University Rotterdam. Prior to joining NIBC she was member of the Board and Chief Technology & Transformation Officer at Aegon NL.
Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Business Clients
Saskia Hovers is the head of corporate banking sectors and a member of the Executive Committee since 2017. Ms Hovers holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Tilburg and completed her post-doctoral studies in Financial Economics at TIAS School of Business and Society. Ms Hovers joined NIBC Bank in 2001. In 2014, Ms Hovers was appointed as the head of Corporate Clients, responsible for all sector origination teams across NIBC’s core markets.
Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Consumer Clients
Michel Kant is the head of retail banking and has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2017. Mr Kant holds a master’s degree in Economics from Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Mr Kant joined NIBC Bank’s structuring team in 2001 holding various roles in the Netherlands and London office and became the head of mortgage capital markets responsible for capital market transactions, portfolio divestments and acquisitions and warehouse financing. In 2007, Mr Kant became the head of our Retail business.