Mr Janin was appointed Non-Executive Chairman on 24 October 2011 and has been re-elected by shareholders at each AGM thereafter. Mr Janin serves as Chairman of BGH’s Board and Nomination Committee as well as a member of BGH’s Remuneration Committee. Mr Janin also serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Bank and as a member of its Remuneration Committee, positions he has held since 2010. Upon completion of the restructuring, Mr Janin will resign as Chairman of the Bank Supervisory Board, but will continue to be a member of the Bank Supervisory Board. Mr Janin is also a member of the Supervisory Board of GHG.
Skills and experience:
Mr Janin serves as counsel to CEOs of both for-profit and non-profit organisations and continues to provide consulting services to McKinsey & Company. Prior to joining the Bank in 2010, Mr Janin was a Director of McKinsey & Company, based in its Paris office, for over 27 years, from 1982 until his retirement. At McKinsey & Company, he conducted engagements in the retail, asset management and corporate banking sectors, and was actively involved in every aspect of organisational practice, including design, leadership, governance, performance enhancement and transformation. In 2009, while serving as a member of the French Institute of Directors, Mr Janin authored a position paper on the responsibilities of the Board of Directors with regards to the design and implementation of a company’s strategy. Before joining McKinsey & Company, Mr Janin worked for Chase Manhattan Bank (now JP Morgan Chase) in New York and Paris, and Procter & Gamble in Toronto. Mr Janin has practised in Europe, Asia and North America.
Mr Janin is also a Director of Neil Janin LTD, a company through which he provides his ongoing consulting services.
Mr Janin holds an MBA from York University, Toronto, and a joint honours degree in Economics and Accounting from McGill University, Montreal.