Changes in Etex’s Board of Directors - 23/06/2015

Etex announces the arrival of three new members to its Board of Directors: Caroline Thijssen and Guillaume Voortman, and CEO Paul Van Oyen. In addition, three members left the Board: Marc Nolet de Brauwere, Amaury Pelgrims de Bigard and Philium bvba represented by Philippe Coens.

Caroline Thijssen is Head of Talent Banking and Management Dynamics at BNP Paribas Fortis. She gained a Master’s degree in Economics and Management at the UCL, Université catholique de Louvain. She started her career in the financial world at BNP Paribas Fortis, with a two-year international management traineeship. Then, she fulfilled the roles of Deputy Branch Manager, Branch Manager and Group Branch Manager, before joining the HR department. She became a member of Etex’s Board of Directors on 27 May 2015.

Guillaume Voortman is Head of Finance and Administration at Tropicore — a trading company for tropical commodities, such as rubber. He holds a Master’s degree in Applied Economics and Management, which he obtained at the Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis in Brussels and the UCL, Université catholique de Louvain. He also gained an Advanced Master’s degree in Financial Economics at the KU Leuven University. He began his career as equity trader at ING Bank Belgium. Afterwards, he moved to ING Bank Netherlands as Associate Relationship Manager, before joining Tropicore. He entered Etex’s Board of Directors on 27 May 2015.

Paul Van Oyen has been attending the Board meetings since he was appointed CEO of Etex on 1 January 2015. On 27 May, he became a member of the Board in the role of Managing Director.

The composition of the Board of Directors

  • Jean-Louis de Cartier de Marchienne, chairman
  • Paul Van Oyen, director and managing director
  • Walter Emsens, director
  • Regnier Haegelsteen, director
  • Gustavo Oviedo, director
  • J. Alfons Peeters, director
  • Teodoro Scalmani, director
  • Christan Simonard, director
  • Caroline Thijssen, director
  • Philippe Vlerick, director
  • Guillaume Voortman, director



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