Head of Strategic Workforce Planning and Advanced Analytics, ABN AMRO
From Workforce Planning to Machine Learning to Analytics Labs, find out how ABN Amro are changing how they deliver value to different business units.
Interactive session with best practises and examples of how ABN AMRO implemented HR analytics in the last four years.
What You Will Learn
Analytics Sophistication: All
Patrick Coolen is a senior all round HR expert/manager with over 17 years of experience in HR. He is a member of the HR management team at ABN AMRO and is an expert in HR analytics, HR IT and strategic workforce planning.
With two degrees, one Masters in Management of Information and one MSc in Cooperative Computing, he started his career in IT and moved to HR in 1999. Ever since he has been fascinated with the potential of recruitment, talent and performance management to support business strategy.
Patrick is a true believer of bringing HR back into the centre of decision making by making HR more fact based and data savvy.
Company: ABN AMRO
Industry: Financial Services
ABN AMRO Bank N.V. is a Dutch bank with headquarters in Amsterdam. ABN AMRO Bank is the third-largest bank in the Netherlands. It was re-established in its current form in 2009, following the acquisition and break-up of the original ABN AMRO by a banking consortium consisting of Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Santander Group and Fortis. Following the collapse of Fortis, who acquired the Dutch business, it was nationalized by the Dutch government along with Fortis Bank Nederland. It was relisted as public company again in 2015.
The bank is a product of a long history of mergers and acquisitions that date to 1765. In 1991, Algemene Bank Nederland (ABN) and AMRO Bank (itself the result of a merger of the Amsterdamsche Bank and the Rotterdamsche Bank in the 1960s) agreed to merge to create the original ABN AMRO. By 2007, ABN AMRO was the second-largest bank in the Netherlands and the eighth-largest in Europe by assets. At that time the magazine The Banker and Fortune Global 500 placed it 15th in the list of world’s biggest banks and it had operations in 63 countries, with over 110,000 employees.