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Biennial event 27 november 2015

Wouter De Geest

President of Flanders Industrial Council and CEO BASF Antwerp

Wouter De Geest started his career at BASF in 1982 and became CEO of BASF Antwerp in 2007. Because of his ample experience in the chemical sector and his position as chairman of Essenscia (the Belgian Federation for Chemistry and Life Sciences Industries) , Mr De Geest is often regarded as the ambassador of the chemical industry in Belgium. In 2011 Mr De Geest was appointed by the Flemish Government as President of the Industrial Council, an independent body tasked with putting into action the government’s New Industrial Policy. The job of the council will be to advise the government on any policy issue that has repercussions for the industry. On top of that, Mr De Geest is also honorary consul of Germany.

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