Van Lanschot appoints Willem van Oosten as head of Treasury

Van Lanschot has appointed Willem van Oosten as head of Treasury as of 1 March 2014. Before joining Van Lanschot, he worked for the Italian bank, Unicredit, as Head of Balance Sheet Risk Control, and most recently as Head of Group Interest Rate Risk Management.

Willem van Oosten (42) is an experienced finance professional with expertise in managing interest rate risk, liquidity, solvency, capital planning and covered bond programmes.

He worked for Unicredit since 2010. Before joining Unicredit, he was an investment strategist at ING Barings and Dutch pension fund PGGM and held various roles in Assets & Liability Management at ABN AMRO. In his new role, Willem van Oosten succeeds Erik Bongaerts.

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Van Lanschot NV is the holding company of F. van Lanschot Bankiers NV, the oldest independent bank in the Netherlands with a history dating back to 1737. Van Lanschot, a wealth manager operating under the Van Lanschot and Kempen & Co brand names, is active in private banking, asset management and merchant banking, with the aim of preserving and creating wealth for its clients. Van Lanschot NV is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.