Hubert Jacobs van Merlen Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit and Finance Committee

Appointed 2003

Hubert Jacobs van Merlen (°1953) is an advisor to the Private Equity sector. From 1997 to 2014, he was President and CEO of IEE SA, Luxembourg, a leading company in the field of automotive safety sensors with manufacturing sites in Luxembourg and technical sales offices in the USA, Korea and Japan.

 He started his career in 1978 as auditor of KPMG (Houston) and became in 1981 Division Controller of the Drilling Fluids Division of Chromalloy American Corp. ( St. Louis, MO). In 1987 he transferred to Commercial Intertech Corp. (Youngstown, OH) as European Finance Director and was appointed in 1995 Sr. Vice President & CFO.

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  • 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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