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ESM appoints Jasper Aerts as Deputy General Counsel

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Luxembourg – The European Stability Mechanism has appointed Jasper Aerts as its Deputy General Counsel. Mr Aerts, who joined the ESM in September 2012, will become a member of the ESM’s Extended Leadership Team as a result of this promotion.

“I am very happy to announce Jasper’s new role as the ESM’s Deputy General Counsel. His important work in managing the ESM’s lending operations and his legal expertise in the private sector are an excellent preparation for this important task,” ESM Managing Director Klaus Regling said.

Mr Aerts obtained a Master’s degree at the faculty of law at Maastricht University. He started his career at a law firm in Amsterdam, specialising in insolvency and restructuring law. He joined ING Bank in 2006, where he worked in several managerial and senior positions in commercial banking, most recently as the head of the global restructuring team. At the ESM, he has handled all legal aspects of the lending operations for programme countries.


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