Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of NIBC consists of three statutory Managing Board members complemented by non-statutory Executive Committee members. This Executive Committee structure is in place since 2017.

The members of the Managing Boards of NIBC Holding N.V. and NIBC Bank N.V. are the same.

Paulus de Wilt - Chief Executive Officer

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.

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Herman Dijkhuizen

Chief Financial Officer, Vice-chairman of the Managing Board

Herman Dijkhuizen is the chief financial officer of the Managing Board since 2013 and vice-chairman of the Managing Board since 2017. Mr Dijkhuizen worked at KPMG in the Netherlands from 1979 until 2013 in various roles including as a partner of KPMG between 1994 and 2013, being a member of KPMG’s managing board from 2006 to 2012 and as the chairman of the audit committee institute of KPMG between 2012 and 2013.

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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.

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Saskia Hovers

Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Corporate Clients Sectors

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 Sectors, responsible for all sector origination teams across NIBC’s core markets.

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Michel Kant

Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Retail Clients (NIBC Direct)

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 NIBC Direct.

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