Meet Benoit Legrand, CEO ING Ventures & Chief Innovation Officer, ING

Hilal Tufan

Benoit Legrand is since 2015 the Ventures CEO of ING and since 2018 the Chief Innovation Officer in Netherland. He is known to have an extensive international experience within the ING Group and to have worked in Investment Banking, Retail and Private Banking covering diverse areas such as Marketing, Sales, Branch Distribution and Product Management in Belgium, Singapore, Poland, the Netherlands and France. 
In 1994, he began his career at Bank Bruxelles Lambert , which is the current ING Belgium, as investment banker. Then he rejoined the Group a few years later after founding his own start-up company in retail distribution. He took an active part in the merger of Postbank and ING Bank when he worked as Executive Board of ING. After the merging of all retail, commercial banking and real estate activities in France into one single integrated entity, he was appointed CEO of ING Direct France in 2010 and Country CEO ING France in 2013. And he also played an important role in ING’s innovation leadership in 2015 when he was appointed as President of ING France and Global Head of FinTech and subsequently CEO of ING Ventures , which is ING’s EUR 300m Corporate Venture Capital arm. 

He will be presenting on May 21st afternoon on the main topic “New banking generation”, do not miss his outstanding speech. 

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