FMO’s new CEO Jürgen Rigterink to speak at Africa Works!

FMO’s new CEO Jürgen Rigterink to speak at Africa Works!

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Jürgen Rigterink was appointed CEO and Chairman of FMO’s Management Board in October 2016. Before that, he was Chief Risk & Finance Officer (2014 – 2016) and Chief Investment Officer (2008 – 2014). With an investment portfolio of over EUR 9 billion, FMO is one of the largest bilateral private sector development banks worldwide.

FMO creates access to a full range of financial products and services to private sector enterprises in developing markets with a focus on financial institutions, energy, agribusiness and private equity. Through Investment Management FMO offers institutional investors access to FMO’s expertise in responsible emerging market investing. Jürgen started his career at Bank Brussels Lambert working in Brussels, Chicago and New York before joining ABN AMRO in 1997. He has since served in a variety of senior positions including Sector Head for Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. In 2005, Jurgen was appointed Chairman of the Management Board and Country Executive at ABN AMRO Bank Kazakhstan.

Jürgen has a Masters Degree in Economics from Rijks Universiteit Groningen, the Netherlands. He is member of the Supervisory Board of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) and member of the Advisory Board of the European Risk Management Council.