Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of ING Groep N.V. adopted the
2014 Annual Accounts today and declared a total dividend for 2014 of
EUR 0.12 per (depositary receipt for an) ordinary share to be paid
fully in cash. ING's shares will be quoted ex-dividend as of 13 May
2015 and the final dividend will be made payable on 21 May 2015.
KPMG was appointed Auditor of ING Group N.V. to audit the annual
accounts for the financial years 2016 through 2019.
In addition, the AGM appointed Mariana Gheorghe as member of the
Supervisory Board following the AGM. Joost Kuiper and Henk
Breukink were reappointed as of the end of the AGM.
After the AGM, the Supervisory Board of ING Group consists of:
|Jeroen van der Veer, Chairman||Joost Kuiper|
|Eric Boyer de la Giroday||Hermann-Josef Lamberti|
|Henk Breukink||Isabel Martín Castellá|
|Mariana Gheorghe||Robert Reibestein|
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ING is a global financial institution with a strong European base, offering banking services through its operating company ING Bank and holding a significant stake in the listed insurer NN Group NV. The purpose of ING Bank is empowering people to stay a step ahead in life and in business. ING Bank's 53,000 employees offer retail and commercial banking services to customers in over 40 countries.
ING Group shares are listed (in the form of depositary receipts) on the exchanges of Amsterdam (INGA NA, ING.AS), Brussels and on the New York Stock Exchange (ADRs: ING US, ING.N).
Sustainability forms an integral part of ING's corporate strategy, which is evidenced by ING Group shares being included in the FTSE4Good index and in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Europe and World) where ING is the industry leader in the diversified financials group.
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