ING Group : ING nominates Carin Gorter, Hermann-Josef Lamberti and Isabel Martín Castellá as members of Supervisory Board

  ING Group : ING nominates Carin Gorter, Hermann-Josef Lamberti and Isabel
               Martín Castellá as members of Supervisory Board

ING announced today it will propose to the 2013 annual General Meeting (AGM)
the appointment of Carin Gorter, Hermann-Josef Lamberti and Isabel Martín
Castellá to the Supervisory Board.The AGM will be held on 13 May 2013 and the
appointments will be effective as of that date.

Carin Gorter (1963, Dutch) is currently active as an independent advisor and
consultant to a number of companies and organisations. She was a member of the
Monitoring Committee on the Dutch Banking Code. Carin Gorter is a certified
public accountant and previously held several positions in the areas of risk,
control, audit and compliance within ABN AMRO, including Head of Group
Compliance & Security between 2004 and 2008. She serves on the Supervisory
Boards of healthcare insurer VGZ, hospital OLVG and of CBR, the Dutch central
office for driver license testing.

Hermann-Josef Lamberti (1956, German) was a Member of the Management Board of
Deutsche Bank AG from 1999 until June 2012, lastly in the position of Chief
Operating Officer. From 1984 he held various management positions within IBM,
working in Europe and the United States in the fields of controlling, internal
application development, sales, personal software, marketing and brand
management. In 1997, he was appointed Chairman of the Management Board of IBM
Germany. Hermann-Josef Lamberti currently is Non-Executive member of the Board
of EADS N.V.

Isabel Martín Castellá (1947, Spanish) currently is CEO of España Expansión
Exterior, which promotes the participation of Spanish companies in
international contracts. Previously she was CEO of Madrid International
Financial Centre between 2006 and 2011. From 2000 until 2006 Isabel Martín
Castellá served as Member of the Board of Governors of the European Investment
Bank. From 1987 until 2006 she was Deputy Director General Global Structured
Finance at Banco Santander.

The proposed appointments are subject to approval by the Dutch Central Bank

The full details of proposed appointments, including those announced earlier,
are included in the proxy materials relating to ING's annual General Meeting
(AGM) to be held on Monday, 13 May 2013. The proxy materials will be available
on the ING website ( ) as of today.

The proxy materials also include:

  oThe convocation for the AGM which includes the agenda with explanation and
    the announcements that are required by virtue of the law and the Articles
    of Association of ING Groep N.V.;
  oThe 2012 Annual Report of ING Groep N.V. including the Annual Accounts,
    other information and the reports of the Executive Board and the
    Supervisory Board as published on 22 March 2013;
  oAny other information and documents as required by law.

As announced on 22 March,the printed version of the ING Group Annual Report in
English will be available as of 4 April 2013.

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ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin, offering banking,
investments, life insurance and retirement services to meet the needs of a
broad customer base. Going forward, we will concentrate on our position as an
international retail, direct and commercial bank, while creating an optimal
base for an independent future for our insurance and investment management
Certain of the statements contained herein are not historical facts,
including, without limitation, certain statements made of future expectations
and other forward-looking statements that are based on management's current
views and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially
from those expressed or implied in such statements. Actual results,
performance or events may differ materially from those in such statements due
to, without limitation: (1) changes in general economic conditions, in
particular economic conditions in ING's core markets, (2) changes in
performance of financial markets, including developing markets, (3)
consequences of a potential (partial) break-up of the euro, (4) the
implementation of ING's restructuring plan to separate banking and insurance
operations, (5) changes in the availability of, and costs associated with,
sources of liquidity such as interbank funding, as well as conditions in the
credit markets generally, including changes in borrower and counterparty
creditworthiness, (6) the frequency and severity of insured loss events, (7)
changes affecting mortality and morbidity levels and trends, (8) changes
affecting persistency levels, (9) changes affecting interest rate levels, (10)
changes affecting currency exchange rates, (11) changes in investor, customer
and policyholder behaviour, (12) changes in general competitive factors, (13)
changes in laws and regulations, (14) changes in the policies of governments
and/or regulatory authorities, (15) conclusions with regard to purchase
accounting assumptions and methodologies, (16) changes in ownership that could
affect the future availability to us of net operating loss, net capital and
built-in loss carry forwards, (17) changes in credit-ratings, (18) ING's
ability to achieve projected operational synergies and (19) the other risk
factors and uncertainties detailed in the Risk Factors section contained in
the most recent annual report of ING Groep N.V.
Any forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of ING speak only as of
the date they are made, and, ING assumes no obligation to publicly update or
revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information
or for any other reason.

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