Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for the day-to-day management of ABN AMRO including its subsidiaries and delivers an important contribution to the strategic direction. The Executive Committee’s aim is to contribute to long-term value creation for the various stakeholders of the bank and focusses on client centricity. The members of the Executive Committee promote the Bank's and the subsidiaries' values through leading by example.

Members of the Executive Committee are:

Robert Swaak*

Chairman and CEO
Robert Swaak (1960, nationality: Dutch) was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of the Executive Board of ABN AMRO effective 22 April 2020 for the period of 4 years. As CEO, Robert Swaak is also responsible for Audit, Legal & Corporate Office, Strategy & Sustainability and Brand, Marketing & Communications. His current term expires at the first general meeting after expiration of the 4 year period.

See the resume​ (PDF 68 KB) and remuneration​ (PDF 43 KB) of Robert Swaak

* also a member of the Executive Board

Clifford Abrahams *

Vice-chairman and Chief Financial Officer
Clifford Abrahams (1967, nationality: British) was appointed to the Executive Board of ABN AMRO effective 1 September 2017 for a period of 3 years. As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), he is responsible for Finance. His current term expires at the first general meeting after expiration of the 3 year period. As CFO, he is responsible for Finance, including Financial Accounting, Asset & Liability Management, Controlling, Tax, Treasury and Investor Relations.

See the resume​ (PDF 18 KB) and remuneration​ (PDF 140 KB) of Clifford Abrahams

* also a member of the Executive Board

Tanja Cuppen *

Chief Risk Officer 
Tanja Cuppen (1969, nationality: Dutch) was appointed to the Executive Board of ABN AMRO effective 1 October 2017 for a period of 3 years. As of 1 November 2017, Tanja Cuppen is the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and responsible for Risk Management, Financial Restructuring & Recovery, Legal and Compliance. Her current term expires at the first general meeting after the expiration of the 3 year period.

See the resume​ (PDF 80 KB) and remuneration​ (PDF 174 KB) of Tanja Cuppen

* also a member of the Executive Board

Christian Bornfeld *

Chief Innovation & Technology Officer
Christian Bornfeld (1976, nationality: Danish) was appointed to the Executive Board of ABN AMRO effective 1 March 2018 for a period of 3 years. As Chief Innovation & Technology Officer (CI&TO), he is responsible for Innovation, IT, Corporate Information Security and Business Services. His current term expires at the first general meeting after expiration of the 3 year period.

See the resume​ (PDF 18 KB) and remuneration​ (PDF 141 KB) of Christian Bornfeld.

* also a member of the Executive Board.

Frans van der Horst

CEO Retail Banking
Frans van der Horst (1959, nationality: Dutch), CEO Retail Banking, was appointed to the Executive Committee of ABN AMRO on 5 February 2017, subject to regulatory approval. The appointment was formally approved by the regulator on 3 November 2017.

See the resume​ (PDF 18 KB) of Frans van der Horst

Daphne de Kluis

CEO Commercial Banking
Daphne de Kluis (1969, nationality: Dutch), CEO Commercial Banking, was appointed to the Executive Committee of ABN AMRO on 5 February 2017, subject to regulatory approval. The appointment was formally approved by the regulator on 3 November 2017.

See the resume​ (PDF 107 KB) of Daphne de Kluis

Pieter van Mierlo

CEO Private Banking
Pieter van Mierlo (1961, nationality: Dutch), CEO Private Banking, was appointed to the Executive Committee of ABN AMRO on 5 February 2017, subject to regulatory approval. The appointment was formally approved by the regulator on 3 November 2017.

See the resume​ (PDF 16 KB) of Pieter van Mierlo

Rutger van Nouhuijs

CEO Corporate & Institutional Banking
Rutger van Nouhuijs (1962, nationality: Dutch), CEO Corporate & Institutional Banking, was appointed to the Executive Committee of ABN AMRO on 5 February 2017, subject to regulatory approval. The appointment was formally approved by the regulator on 3 November 2017.

See the resume​ (PDF 15 KB) of Rutger van Nouhuijs

Gerard Penning

Chief Human Resources Officer
Gerard Penning (1963, nationality: Dutch) was appointed as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and member of the Executive Committee of ABN AMRO as per 1 August 2020. As CHRO, he is responsible for HR and transformation.

See the resume​ (PDF 83 KB) of Gerard Penning