B – The Belgian Cartamundi Group has a new CEO: Stefaan Merckx was appointed as the new CEO and will officially join the company by November 5, 2018 at the latest, according to a press release.
Merckx has a Master in Architectural Engineering as well as a Master of Business Administration. The 43-year-old has spent the majority of his career to-date at Vandemoortele, where he currently runs the Bakery Products Department, which boasts 4,200 employees, a turnover of approx. 900 mil. Euros and 25 companies in over 20 countries. Previous to that, he was employed by EY for six years, where he was mainly responsible for customers from the telecommunications and insurance industries. Merckx can fall back on international experience gathered in Europe, the USA and Asia and has a solid track record in the fields strategy and business development.