Wim Guilliams to succeed Christophe Boizard as CFO of Ageas
Wim Guilliams will succeed Christophe Boizard who announced his intention to retire as CFO Ageas. Wim's appointment is subject to the approval of the National Bank of Belgium. Prior to this he held several executive and Board positions within KBC Group in Belgium and Eastern Europe, and ING Insurance in Belgium.
Wim Guilliams will succeed Christophe Boizard as CFO Ageas with effect from 1 June 2023, subject to regulatory approvals. Christophe Boizard announced his intention to retire as CFO Ageas after a tenure of more than 11 years.
Wim Guilliams, the current CFO of Ageas' Belgian subsidiary AG Insurance, joins the company as an experienced executive with extensive financial knowledge who is well-versed in the Group and the insurance sector.
Wim is fully equipped to successfully lead the Ageas Finance community and contribute to the company's further development, having previously held senior management positions in various financial groups and having led the implementation project of the new IFRS 17 accounting rules within Ageas.
Wim Guilliams joined Ageas as CFO of AG Insurance in 2015. Prior to this, he held a number of executive and board positions with the KBC Group in Belgium and Eastern Europe, as well as with ING Insurance in Belgium.
Wim will be proposed as a member of the Ageas Board of Directors at the General Shareholders Meeting on May 17, 2023, as the newly appointed CFO. Wim's appointment is subject to National Bank of Belgium approval.
Wim will be appointed Deputy CFO of Ageas on January 1, 2023, to begin the transition with Christophe.
Hans De Cuyper, CEO Ageas said “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Christophe Boizard for his outstanding contribution in bringing Ageas to where it stands today. During his tenure as CFO, Christophe built a solid financial team and has been incremental in the launch of the reinsurance business. He also successfully issued several debt programmes and managed to strongly improve the Group’s financial ratings. Christophe is leaving us with a strong financial basis from which the Group can further develop. As a colleague within the Executive Committee for the past 11 years, I would also like to thank Christophe for his sharp analysis and his focus on performance which has proven to be of great value in the development of the Group”
Wim Guilliams, CFO AG Insurance said “I'm honoured to be taking up the role of CFO of Ageas and thrilled to continue the excellent work of my predecessor. Ageas has a strong reputation for delivering and I look forward to working with the Group’s entire finance community to contribute to the achievement of our objectives and to Ageas's sustainable growth.”
Source: Ageas newsroom