Dutch banking group ING has tapped Ignacio Juliá Vilar, an executive from its Polish division, to take on the role of chief innovation officer and head of retail banking segment.
Reporting to head of challengers and growth markets Aris Boganeris, Vila will take on the new roles in May, replacing fellow Pole Brunon Bartkiewicz, who after nearly two years in the innovation role will become CEO of ING Bank Śląski.
The head of retail banking segment is a new position, which ING says "has been created to strengthen the overall steering and coordination of retail banking at ING and has been combined with the CInO role to give greater executional certainty to new retail innovation projects".
Around 18 months ago the bank set out a three year plan to cut 1700 jobs and spend EUR200 million to simplify and upgrade its IT systems, boosting its digital services.
Current ING Bank Śląski CEO Małgorzata Kołakowska is taking up the role of wholesale banking global head of network.