Group CIO, NN, Netherlands
“Companies today must maximize the quality of what they do, minimize their costs and grow market share. I believe that the combination of process agility, technology and talented people helps deliver all three.” – Amir Arooni
In his career Amir has always striven to empower people, arranging them in small, multidisciplinary teams to do great work and encouraging them to embrace the innovations and craftsmanship that deliver improved products and better customer service.
In creating high performing communities over many years, Amir has developed a personal set of core skills:
– a strong customer focus and keen strategic understanding
– the ability to re-engineer, re-purpose and revitalize organisations
– the ability to build an engaged and high performing workforce, using effective organization structure and a creative way of working.
He believes these are the qualities that help build a winning business.
Amir is the CIO of Nationale Nederlanden Group (NN) and former CIO at ING, where he had global responsibility for digital channels and payments. He holds a Masters degree in Positive Leadership and Strategy from IE Business School, a Masters in Consulting and Coaching for Change from HEC & Oxford University and an MBA from Erasmus University.