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Mr Jan Hommen
Chairman of the Executive Board
ING Group

Personal details

Date of birth
29 April 1943

Jan Hommen was appointed to the Supervisory Board of ING Group as of 1 June 2005 and became chairman of the Supervisory Board in January 2008. Until 1 May 2005, he was vice-chairman and CFO of Royal Philips Electronics. From 1975 to 1997, he worked for Alcoa Inc. From 1978, he worked at Alcoa’s head office in the United States, becoming CFO in 1991.

On 26 January 2009, Jan Hommen was nominated for appointment to the Executive Board by the Supervisory Board. This nomination was adopted by the General Meeting of April 2009.

Jan Hommen is also chairman of the Management Boards Banking and Insurance.

Five Group staff departments report directly to Mr. Hommen: Corporate Legal Department, Corporate Human Resources, Corporate Development, Corporate Communications & Affairs and Corporate Audit Services.


Jan Hommen graduated with a master’s degree in Business Economics from the Tilburg University (the Netherlands).

1970 – 1974
Controller Lips Aluminium, Drunen, the Netherlands
1974 – 1975
Financial Director Lips Aluminium
1975 – 1978
Vice-President Finance Alcoa Nederland
1978 – 1986
Assistant Treasurer Alcoa, Pittsburgh, USA
1986 – 1991
Vice-President and Treasurer Alcoa, Pittsburgh, USA
1991 – 1997
Executive Vice-President & CFO Alcoa, Pittsburgh, USA
1997 – 2002
Executive Vice-President & CFO Royal Philips Electronics
2002 – 2005
Vice-Chairman & CFO of the Board of Management of
Royal Philips Electronics
2005 – 2007
Member of the Supervisory Board ING Group
2008 – 2009
Chairman of the Supervisory Board ING Group
External position

Member of the Board Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.