End of the term of office of governor Coene and appointment of governor Smets

Mr Luc Coene's term of office as governor ends on 10 March 2015. From 11 March 2015 he has the right to use the honorary title of his office.

A royal decree dated 10 March 2014 appointed Mr Jan Smets, currently a director of our institution, as his successor with effect from 11 March 2015.

The National Bank of Belgium is delighted with this appointment and wishes Mr Smets every success in his new post.