Argenta Group - Banking
Ann Brands became Argenta’s Chief Operations Officer (COO) in November 2016. She is a member of the Board and of the Executive Committees of Argenta Spaarbank nv and Argenta Assuranties nv. Her responsibilities as COO comprise Banking, Savings & Investing, Lending, Insurance, Client Management and Process Excellence.
Ann has been active in the financial sector since 1987, first at Aegon Belgium, followed by Delphi Insurance. In 1999 she joined KBC where she went on to occupy various positions, from Head of Claims Department Antwerp to Head of process management Non Life Claims and later to Expert Project manager PMO (Program management office). In 2012 she joined Fidea Insurance. As General Manager IT & Organisation, she was responsible for long term strategy and budget, contract negotiations, infrastructure, software maintenance, project portfolio, process organization and business intelligence.