Jan De Coninck
Chief Executive Officer
Jan De Coninck joined Merit Capital in October 2017 as an external consultant in order to assist the Board of Directors with the restructuring and the sale process of the Company.
After the acquisition by Duet Group, Jan became Co-CEO of the company in September 2018. In addition to his duties linked to the general management of Merit Capital, Jan de Coninck is directly responsible for Risk, Audit, Legal Affairs and Compliance as well as Human Resources. Jan De Coninck spent most of his career – from 1997 to 2015 – at Société Générale where he was Country Head for Belgium and Chief Executive Officer of the Belgian private banking division for the last 10 years. During the period of Jan’s leadership, SG Private Banking Belgium evolved from a stock broking company to a leading private bank in Belgium with assets under management that tripled to nearly 10 billion euros.
Jan was born in 1966 and holds degrees in Accountancy, Business management and Tax Sciences.