Onno Ruding

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Onno Ruding
Onno Ruding 1985 (1).jpg
Onno Ruding in 1985
Member of the Social and
Economic Council
In office
1 February 1990 – 21 March 1992
ChairmanTheo Quené
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
3 June 1986 – 14 juli 1986
Parliamentary groupChristian Democratic Appeal
Minister of Finance
In office
4 November 1982 – 7 November 1989
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byFons van der Stee
Succeeded byWim Kok
Personal details
Born (1939-08-15) 15 August 1939 (age 80)
Breda, Netherlands
Political partyChristian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Other political
affiliations
Catholic People's Party
(1967–1980)
Spouse(s)
Renée Ruding (m. 1969)
Children3 daughters
ResidenceWassenaar, Netherlands
Alma materErasmus University Rotterdam
(Bachelor of Economics, Master of Economics, Doctor of Philosophy)
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Economist · Researcher · Businessman · Banker · Financial adviser · Financial analyst · Corporate director · Nonprofit director · Trade association executive · Author · Lobbyist
Military service
Allegiance Netherlands
Branch/serviceRoyal Netherlands Army
Years of service1964–1965 (Conscription)
1965–1969 (Reserve)
RankNl-landmacht-korporaal.svg Corporal
UnitRegiment van Heutsz
Battles/warsCold War

Herman Onno Christiaan Rudolf "Onno" Ruding (born 15 August 1939) is a retired Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party and businessman.[1]

Ruding worked as student researcher at the Erasmus University Rotterdam from June 1964 until July 1969 and worked as a civil servant for the Ministry of Finance from February 1965 until June 1971 and as Deputy Director-General of the department for International Monetary Affairs from February 1965 until September 1966 and Director-General of the Department for International Monetary Affairs from September 1966 until June 1971. Ruding worked as a investment banker for the AMRO Bank from June 1971 until January 1977. In December 1976 Ruding was nominated as a Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), taking office on 1 January 1977. In December 1980 Ruding was nominated as CFO and Vice Chairman of the Board of directors of the AMRO Bank, he resigned as Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund on 31 December 1980 and was installed as CFO and Vice Chairman of the AMRO Bank on 1 January 1981.

After the election of 1982 Ruding was appointed as Minister of Finance in the Cabinet Lubbers I, taking office on 4 November 1982. Ruding was elected as a Member of the House of Representatives after the election of 1986, taking office on 3 June 1986. Following the cabinet formation of 1986 Ruding continued as Minister of Finance in the Cabinet Lubbers II, taking office on 14 July 1986. On 3 May 1989 the Cabinet Lubbers II fell and continued to serve in a demissionary capacity. In July 1989 Ruding announced that he would not stand for the election of 1989. The Cabinet Lubbers II was replaced by the Cabinet Lubbers III on 7 November 1989. Ruding retired from active politics and returned to the private sector and public sector, in December 1989 Ruding was nominated as a Chairman of the Christian Employers' association (NCW), taking office on 1 January 1990. In February 1992 Ruding was nominated as Vice Chairman of the Board of directors of Citigroup, he resigned as Chairman of the Christian Employers' association on 21 March 1992 the same day he was installed as Vice Chairman of the Board of directors of Citigroup. In December 1999 Ruding was appointed as COO of Citibank Europe, serving from 1 January 2000 until 1 October 2003.

Following his retirement Ruding remains active in the private sector and public sector and continuous to occupy numerous seats as a corporate director and nonprofit director on several supervisory boards (Centre for European Policy Studies, Society for Statistics and Operations Research, NIBC Bank, International Statistical Institute and the Tinbergen Institute).

Decorations[edit]

Honours
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
Ordre de la couronne de Chene GO ribbon.svg Grand Officer of the Order of the Oak Crown Luxembourg 15 November 1983
BEL Kroonorde Grootofficier BAR.svg Grand Officer of the Order of the Crown Belgium 4 April 1984
OESSG Cavaliere BAR.jpg Knight of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre Holy See 10 December 1985
GER Bundesverdienstkreuz 5 GrVK Stern.svg Knight Commander of the Order of Merit Germany 21 March 1986
Legion Honneur Commandeur ribbon.svg Commander of the Legion of Honour France 7 February 1987
NLD Order of Orange-Nassau - Commander BAR.png Commander of the Order of Orange-Nassau Netherlands 20 November 1989
Cordone di gran Croce OMRI BAR.svg Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit Italy 18 July 1994
NLD Order of the Dutch Lion - Knight BAR.png Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion Netherlands 1 October 2004

References[edit]

  1. ^ "De jaren tachtig van Onno Ruding" (in Dutch). Historisch Nieuwsblad. 19 August 2001. Retrieved 16 February 2018.

External links[edit]

Official
Political offices
Preceded by
Fons van der Stee
Minister of Finance
1982–1989
Succeeded by
Wim Kok
Civic offices
Preceded by
Unknown
Deputy Director-General of the
Department for International Monetary Affairs
of the Ministry of Finance

1965–1966
Succeeded by
Unknown
Preceded by
Unknown
Director-General of the
Department for International Monetary Affairs
of the Ministry of Finance

1966–1967
Succeeded by
Unknown
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Unknown
Executive Director for
Benelux, Israel and Eastern Europe
of the International Monetary Fund

1977–1980
Succeeded by
Unknown
Business positions
Preceded by
Unknown
CFO and Vice Chairman of the
Board of directors of the
AMRO Bank

1981–1982
Succeeded by
Unknown
Preceded by
Koos Andriessen
Chairman of the
Christian Employers' association

1990–1992
Succeeded by
Unknown
Preceded by
Unknown
Vice Chairman of the
Board of directors of Citigroup

1992–2000
Succeeded by
Unknown
Preceded by
Unknown
COO of Citibank Europe
2000–2003
Succeeded by
Unknown
Non-profit organization positions
Preceded by
Unknown
Chairman of the
Supervisory board of the
Centre for European
Policy Studies

2003–present
Incumbent