New Group Executive at Rabobank

Els Kamphof, Group Executive, Wholesale Banking

Rabobank has appointed a new head to lead the corporate banking operation in Australia and New Zealand.

Els Kamphof has been promoted to the position of Group Executive, Wholesale Banking, said Rabobank Australia and New Zealand Group Managing Director Thos Gieskes in a press release sent on Monday.

In addition to Ms Kamphof’s role, Rabobank has also appointed Karin Van Selm to the role of Head of Loan Products Group, leading the bank’s wholesale client coverage, while Ross Dawson has been appointed Executive Director, Loan Products Group, responsible for managing wholesale clients in Victoria.

Senior Management Positions

Prior to taking on her new role with Rabobank Australia and New Zealand, Kamphof led the global establishment of Rabobank’s Financial Institutions Group, based at the bank’s international headquarters in the Netherlands.

From 2006 to 2014, she held senior management positions in Rabobank’s Dutch wholesale banking division, including Head of Corporate Lending. «This involved very strong customer focus and covered all sectors including food and agri,» Gieskes said.

Kamphof previously spent 14 years in wholesale banking with ABN Amro, working in the areas of project finance, structured finance, private equity and capital structuring. She holds a Master’s degree in Econometrics from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.

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