BinckBank’s Steven Clausing to step down in connection with Saxo Bank deal

Maria Nikolova

Mr Clausing has been a member of the board and Chief Operating Officer of BinckBank since 2015.

BinckBank N.V. has earlier today announced that Steven Clausing will step down as a member of the board of BinckBank. The change is effective September 1, 2019.

In connection with the public offer by Saxo Bank, Mr Clausing has agreed to step down as member of the board. His tasks and responsibilities will, for the time being, be assigned to the other board members of BinckBank N.V. Mr.V. Germyns (CEO) and Mr. E.J.M. Kooistra (CFRO).

BinckBank thanks Mr Clausing for the valuable dedication and commitment shown and wishes him all the best for the next step in his career.

Steven Clausing

Steven Clausing was appointed as a director of BinckBank (Chief Operating Officer) under the articles of association at the Extraordinary General Meeting in October 2015. He is a Technical Business Engineer (Eindhoven University of Technology) and also has a Masters in Finance (TIAS business school, Tilburg) and an Executive Master in Internal Auditing (Erasmus University, Rotterdam). Steven Clausing commenced his training and career in the Royal Netherlands Navy, where as an officer he was involved particularly in the improvement of operational management.

From 1998 he worked at ABN AMRO Bank, serving in both commercial and internally focused posts. In 2008 he moved to RBS, where in 2011 he moved from being Head of Internal Audit of the ‘International Payments’ business unit to Risk Management.

In March 2013, he started as Risk Management Manager at BinckBank. In this position he had a prominent role in various subcommittees of the management board and the Supervisory Board. In his role as COO, the primary focus areas for him were operations, data & analytics, UX, product development, network, savings- and investment management and ICT.

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