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Wholesale Banking

Eva Bučová appointed country manager of ING Czech Republic


Eva Bučová, currently head of Corporate Sector Coverage and chair of the Czech sustainability
committee, has been appointed country manager of ING Czech Republic as of 1 July 2024. Eva will
succeed Erik Fortgens, who took on the role of head of Wholesale Banking in Central and
Eastern Europe (CEE) in June 2024.

Eva Bučová has more than twenty- five years of experience in Wholesale Banking while
holding various management roles over that period.

She joined ING in 2002 for commercial and risk management roles in ING Slovakia, Czech
Republic and Netherlands. She then took on various commercial responsibilities and strategic
projects at Erste Bank in Czech Republic, London branch and Romania. Eva further expanded
her professional experience at the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg, where she
worked ín senior positions covering corporate clients and financial institutions in the region of
Central and South-Eastern Europe and took part in development of guarantee instruments
under European fund for strategic investments.

She returned to ING in 2017 as senior advisor responsible for Corporate Structuring and
Advisory and to date she has been holding the role of the head of Corporate Sector Coverage
team in the Czech Republic. As chair of the sustainability committee, Eva advocated for the
implementation of ESG principles in ING Czech Republic.

"We have a proven track record reaching over 30 years in Wholesale Banking in the Czech
Republic. With our excellent local team, we remain committed to deepening relationships with
Czech and international corporations and financial institutions. Leveraging our sector expertise
and international network, we support their local and global ambitions. Additionally, we aim to
be a trusted advisor in sustainability, helping clients achieve their sustainable transition plans.”

said Eva Bučová.

Eva Bučová is a graduate of the Faculty of International Business at the University of
Economics in Bratislava.