Normen en warden in de bancaire sector, Het Financieele Dagblad,
The Netherlands,
3 December 2007

English Translation: Normen en waarden in de bancaire sector
Newspaper: Het Financieele Dagblad, The Netherlands
Date: 3 December 2007

Norms and Values in the Banking Sector
3 December 2007, Het Financieele Dagblad, The Netherlands

Brussels – Rutger Koopmans, a board member of ING Wholesale Banking and chairman of the Netherlands – India Chamber of Commerce, was presented with the Ethics in Business Award in Brussels. The award is given by the International Association for Human Values, Europe.

Koopmans was honoured with the award because of his work to achieve a good balance between commercial objectives and human values. The previous year, the award was presented to T.R. Doongaji of the Tata Steel Company.

In his work at ING, Koopmans is responsible for international business operations of medium-sized companies. He is also a member of the Steering Committee of the theater group Toneelgroep Amsterdam, chairman of the board of Cinekid, and treasurer of the Ronald McDonald House/Childrens’ Town of the VU University Medical Centre in Amsterdam. Koopmans is also actively engaged as ambassador for the Amsterdam-based Business in Development Network Foundation.