ING Bank Śląski

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ING Bank Śląski
Public (WSE: BSK)
Industry Financial services
Founded Katowice, Poland (1988)
Headquarters Katowice, Poland
Key people
Małgorzata Kołakowska President of the Management Board
ING Bank Slaski in Katowice

ING Bank Śląski S.A. (ING BSK) is a Polish bank based in Katowice. The majority owner is ING Group.


The bank was established as Bank Śląski in 1988 as a result of the separation from the National Bank of Poland. In 1991, it was transformed from a state bank into a limited company and in 1994 it debuted on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Since 1996, the bank's majority shareholder is the Dutch ING Group. In 2001 Bank Śląski merged with ING Bank N.V. Branch in Warsaw. Since then, the bank is operating under the name of "ING Bank Śląski". On December 8, 2009 the Supervisory Board appointed Małgorzata Kołakowska as the President of the Management Board.


The name 'Bank Śląski' is Polish for 'Silesian Bank'.