Wim Verbraeken: “At the age of 25, I was commanding 200 people as a troop commander in Germany.” photograph: alan betson

Wim Verbraeken spent 14 years with Belgium’s military, including two years as a Nato troop commander in Germany before the Berlin Wall came dow(...)

Brussels-based KBC has forecast that its Irish unit will need to set aside as much as €400 million of loan-loss provisions this year

KBC Bank Ireland is appointing Wim Verbraeken chief financial and operating officer in a management shake-up at the troubled lender. Mr Verbraeken wil(...)