Caroline Princen


Member of the Managing Board


Caroline Princen was appointed to the Managing Board of ABN AMRO Group N.V., ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and Fortis Bank (Nederland) N.V. (as per 1 July 2010, merged with ABN AMRO Bank N.V.) on 1 April 2010 and is responsible for PR&I: People Regulations & Identity.

Caroline Princen started her career in 1992 as an advisor with YDL Management Consultants. She made Partner in 1996 and as of 2001 she was appointed Managing Partner at YDL. She acted as management consultant in the field of turnaround and change management for various national and international companies such as ABN AMRO, KLM, Douwe Egberts, KPN and Swiss Cargo.
In 2005, she was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Nedstaal B.V.

Caroline Princen was elected Topvrouw van het jaar 2008 (which roughly translates as “Top Woman of the Year 2008”).
In 2009, she joined the ABN AMRO and Fortis Bank Nederland Transition Team that was responsible for the integration of ABN AMRO and Fortis Bank Nederland up to 1 April 2010 with a focus on Communication, Compliance, HR, Legal, and Sustainability.


  • Executive Management Program (2005), IMD, Switzerland
  • Organisational Psychology (1992), Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht 


  • Member of the Board, VUmc Alzheimercentre
  • Member of the Supervisory Board, EYE Film Institute
  • Member of Supervisory Board, UMC (Utrecht Medisch Centrum)
  • Chairman, ABN AMRO Foundation