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March 6, 2013 -

Member of the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas Fortis appointed Finance Minister

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Since 2011, Koen Geens has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at BNP Paribas Fortis. He succeeds Steven Vanackere as Finance Minister.

Koen Geens has a doctorate in law and has studied at the KU Leuven and Harvard. He is a professor of corporate law at the KU Leuven. Additionally, he is a partner at Eubelius, one of the largest law firms in Belgium.

From mid-2007 until February 2009, Geens worked as Chief of Staff for Flemish Minister President Kris Peeters. Since June 2011, he was Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at BNP Paribas Fortis.

Max Jadot, CEO of BNP Paribas Fortis: “We would like to thank Koen for his important contribution to the work of the Board of Directors of the Bank over the past two years and we wish him all the best in his very important new task.”

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