S&P Global MarketIntelligence presents an overview of various board changes at Europeanfinancial institutions. The changes are listed by announcement date in reversechronological order.
*Co-operative BankPlc's board named Liam Coleman deputy CEO and, subject toregulatory approval, plans to appoint Coleman a director of the lender in due course.Coleman isexpected to succeed CEO Niall Booker at an undetermined date.
*EFG International AGappointed JohnWilliamson chairman for a one-year tenure. He will replace Niccolò Burki. SteveJacobs, vice chairman of BSISA's board of directors and managing partner at , was elected to theboard of directors, subject to approval.
*Georg Thoma is steppingdown as a member of Deutsche Bank AG's supervisory board and as chairman ofthe supervisory board's integrity committee. The move reportedly comes after Deputy Chairman AlfredHerling publicly criticized Thoma over his approach in probing potentialwrongdoing within the bank's ranks.
*Azimut Holding SpAappointed ClaudioFoscoli, Marzio Zocca, Giampiero Gallizioli, Gerardo Tribuzio, Marco Mandelli,Silvia Scandurra, Susanna Cerini, Ester Aldighieri, Raffaella Pagani, AntonioAndrea Monari and Anna Maria Bortolotti members of the board of directors.
*JSC Kazkommertsbankelected Nurlan Abduovand Rashit Makhat to the board. Nina Zhussupova, a member of the board and a minorityshareholder of the bank, resigned from the board.
*Marsden BuildingSociety appointed Ian Bullock a nonexecutive member of its boardof directors.
*Intesa Sanpaolo SpA'sshareholders approvedthe appointment of Gian Maria Gros-Pietro as chair of the lender's new board ofdirectors, after the bank moved from having two boards to one.Paolo AndreaColombo was named deputy chairperson.
*Intesa Sanpaolo Chief Risk Officer Bruno Picca the lender's board as adirector, while General Manager Gaetano Miccichè, who was head of the corporateand investment banking division, will serve as chairman of unit . Picca and Miccichè hadbeen executive members of the management board.
*UnipolSai AssicurazioniSpA's board of directors appointed Carlo Cimbri chairman as part of an overhaulof its management team. Cimbri, who was previously CEO of the company, was alsonamed director in charge of internal control and risk management. PreviousChairman Fabio Cerchiai was named to one of two deputy chairman posts,alongside Pierluigi Stefanini.
*AXA Irene Dornerand Angelien Kemnadirectors of the board for four years.
*Banco Popular EspañolSA appointed Reyes Calderón a member of the board in substitutionof Luis Herrando Prat de la Riba. Calderón will also have coordinationfunctions within the board, Expansión reported.
*James Twining, group commercial director, decided to leave andretire as a director.Richard Harvey will retire as a nonexecutive director at year-end to return toNew Zealand, while Bruce Carnegie-Brown joined JLT's board as a nonexecutivedirector.
*RCI Banque SAnamed Clotilde Delboschairman of the board of directors, succeeding Dominique Thormann, who decidedto retire. Meanwhile, RCI Banque unit Diac SA appointed Gianluca De Ficchy chairman of itsboard.
*Münchener HypothekenbankeG's supervisory board elected Wolfhard Binder chairman and Hermann Starneckerdeputy chairman. Binder, who is the chairman of 'smanagement board, succeeds Konrad Irtel, who retired at the end of 2015, alongwith Deputy Chairman Albrecht Fürst zu Oettingen-Spielberg, who Starneckersucceeds.
*Luis Garicano, a board member at Liberbank SA, is stepping down from his post. Garicano'sdeparture was due to him having "taken on certain roles and commitments inother entities which would not allow him to dedicate the necessary time andattention to fulfill his role and responsibilities as member ofthe board," Expansión wrote.
*Asya Katilim BankasiAS said Turkey's Savings Deposit Insurance Fund appointedAli Hidiroglu a board member to replace Mehmet Ali Gökçe, who resigned.
*JSC Halyk Savings Bank ofKazakhstan elected Saidenov Anvar Galimullayevich to its board asan independent director.
*Aberdeen Asset ManagementPlc appointed Gerhard Fusenig an independent nonexecutivedirector. Jutta af Rosenborg, an independent nonexecutive director,succeeds Jim Pettigrew, who resigned as a nonexecutive director, as chairman ofthe audit committee and will also join the risk committee.
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