Baudouin VelgeMember of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit and Finance Committee

Appointed 1998

Baudouin Velge (°1955) started in 1983 as Attaché of the Department of Economic Studies of the National Bank of Belgium. In 1987 he joined the Philips Electronics Group until 1991, when he transferred to the Cobac Group (now Euler-Hermes). In the Cobac Group, Baudouin Velge held several positions as General Manager, Cobac Services Belgium, Director Sogasander, member of the Board of Management, Director Cobac Services Netherlands and Secretary of the Board of Directors Cobac S.A. From 1996 till 2004 he was Manager of the Economic Department of the VBO-FEB Federation of Belgian Companies, Deputy Chairman of the Central Economic Council and member of the Board of Directors of Delcredere. From November 2004 till December 2007 he was CEO of Fedis, the Federation of Belgian Retailers. Baudouin then became CEO of Interel Belgium PR & PA, a strategic communications and public affairs consultancy. He became Managing Partner at Interel in 2013. 

Baudouin Velge is member of the Board of Cofinimmo.

Furthermore, Baudouin Velge is a guest professor at the UCLouvain. He previously taught at  the Universities of Pennsylvania (USA) and St Louis, KULeuven and HUB, the "Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussels" in Belgium. 

Baudouin Velge holds a Baccalaureate in Philosophy (1978) and a Master's Degree in Economics (1979) from the Catholic University of Louvain. He became PhD in Economics in 1983 at the University of Pennsylvania. ”

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Katelijn Bohez
Chief Communications & IR Officer 

President Kennedypark 18
8500 Kortrijk - Belgium

Telephone: +32 56 23 05 11
Telefax: +32 56 23 05 48

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better together

  • transmission-cable


    Alcan and Bekaert joined forces to install 210 miles of transmission cable


    Bekaert seamlessly adjusted the lengths of the reels to help Alcan’s trucks drive through mountainous terrain


    Alcan could meet their customer’s delivery requirements

  • Algeciras-port


    Optimal reinforcement required for the concrete pavement of the Algeciras port terminal in Spain.


    Concrete strengthened with Dramix steel fibers, offering high fatigue resistance and load bearing capacity.


    The solution largely exceeds the Spanish standard for the design and construction of port pavement set at a durability of at least 25 years.

  • ski


    Skiers count on safety when they go up the mountain


    In close cooperation Bekaert developed superior quality wires that meet the technical customer requirements of ropeway constructors


    The customer handles the production of the cables, but also on-site weaving (or splicing) and installation. The cables have a life expectancy up to 40 years

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