National Bank of Greece S.A. (the ‘Bank’), announces that, by decision of its Board of Directors during its session held yesterday, and following proposal by the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee, Mrs. Anne Marion-Bouchacourt was elected as independent non-executive member of the Board of Directors, in accordance with the Bank’s Articles of Association and the current corporate governance framework. Mrs. Anne Marion-Bouchacourt possesses significant experience in the banking sector and has served in high-ranking positions in international financial institutions and firms.
Among others, she has served as senior executive at Societe Generale group for over 15 years and, in particular, as senior executive in charge of human resources, as CEO of Societe Generale China and as CEO of Investment Banking, Swiss branch.
The Chairman and the members of the Board of Directors expressed their satisfaction on the further enhancement of the Board with a new member having significant experience and expertise on matters relating to human resources and culture. In accordance with international best practices on corporate governance, stemming from the provisions of Directive 2013/36/EU (CRD IV), article 80 of Greek Law 4261/2014 and the Joint ESMA and EBA Guidelines on the assessment of the suitability of members of the management body and key function holders (EBA/GL/2017/12), the Bank enhances the participation of both genders in its Senior Management Bodies and Senior Management positions.
It is noted that, in accordance with the provisions of the legal and regulatory framework, the election of credit institutions’ new Board members is subject to approval and constant review by the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) of the European Central Bank.