New CEO at the helm of K&H Group
Guy Libot, former chief financial officer at KBC Group, has been appointed CEO of K&H Group.
Libot has extensive international experience in the financial sector, having worked in various parts of the world and in several positions within KBC Group. He is also familiar with K&H and Hungary, having previously headed the corporate banking division of K&H Bank in Hungary for four years as Deputy CEO from June 2006 to September 2010. Guy Libot's appointment has already been approved by the Hungarian authorities.
"I am delighted to return to Hungary. I personally enjoyed my time in Hungary for more than 10 years, so I am delighted to accept this appointment to work here again and to further contribute to the development of K&H. Of course, during that time both the banking group and the country have changed and enriched a lot. I intend to continue the work I have started to ensure that K&H continues to strengthen its market position, to be a reference in innovation and to continue to play an active role in financing the Hungarian economy," comments Libot.
Guy Libot holds a Master's degree in Applied Economics from UFSIA, Belgium, and a Bachelor's degree in Commercial Engineering. He started his career at KBC (Kredietbank) in September 1987 and became head of the Los Angeles office in 1990. He then headed the Rotterdam network office in 1992 and was appointed branch manager of KBC Bank in Singapore in 1995. In June 2000, he was appointed CEO of KBC Bank's Dutch unit and from 2003 to 2006 he was deputy CEO of Kredyt Bank, KBC's Polish subsidiary. He was then deputy CEO of K&H Bank in Hungary from June 2006 to September 2010. He was appointed head of Central European banking at KBC's headquarters in Brussels and promoted to CEO in May 2011. From December 2013 until September 2017, he was responsible for the internal audit of KBC Group.
David Moucheron, former CEO of K&H Group, has been appointed by the KBC Group board of directors to the KBC Group executive committee. He was also named the new CEO of KBC Bank Belgium.
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