People: Belgacom NV (BCOM.BR)

BCOM.BR on Brussels Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michel Moll

65 2012 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Didier Bellens

57 2003 Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer, President, Director

Ray Stewart

64 1997 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance, Member of the Management Committee

Michel Georgis

60 2012 Executive Vice President Human Resources, Member of the Management Committee

Bruno Chauvat

50 2011 Member of the Management Committee and Executive Vice President Strategy & Content

Dominique Leroy

48 Member of the Management Committee, Executive Vice President Consumer Business Unit

Geert Standaert

43 2012 Member of the Management Committee, Executive Vice President Service Delivery Engine & Wholesale

Bart Van Den Meersche

55 Member of the Management Committee, Executive Vice President Enterprise

Theo Dilissen

60 2012 Director

Martine Durez

63 1994 Director

Mimi Lamote

48 2006 Director

Michele Sioen

2006 Director

Paul Van de Perre

2006 Director

Jozef Cornu

70 2009 Independent Director

Pierre-Alain De Smedt

69 2004 Independent Director

Pierre Demuelenaere

54 2011 Independent Director

Guido Demuynck

62 2007 Independent Director

Carine Doutrelepont

52 2004 Independent Director

Oren Shaffer

72 2004 Independent Director

Lutgart Van den Berghe

61 2004 Independent Director

Nancy Goossens

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Biographies

Name Description

Michel Moll

Mr. Michel Moll is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Belgacom SA since February 29, 2012. He was first appointed as Director in 1994. He is Member of Audit and Compliance Committee and Chairman of the Strategic and Business Development Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He is Non-Executive Director of industrial and financial companies such as Sonaca (Societe Nationale de Construction Aerospatiale), the Belgian Corporation for International Investment (SBI-BMI), the Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries (BIO). He is also Censor of the National Bank of Belgium. Mr. Moll previously served for about 10 years as President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bruficom, a venture-capital firm in the telecom sector, and subsequently, until 2007, as President of BATS (Belgian Advanced Technology Systems), a company specialized in security electronics. In this company, he also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for about 10 years. Mr. Moll has a degree in Business Engineering from the School of Management of the University of Louvain (UCL).

Didier Bellens

Mr. Didier Bellens has been Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), President and Director of Belgacom SA in March 2003. He is ex-officio Member of Strategic and Business Development Committee. He started his career at Deloitte Haskin & Sells. He held the post of financial Director of the Brussels Lambert Group until 1985, before taking on the position of Deputy Manager of the Pargesa Holding, where he was responsible for the management of holdings, mergers and acquisitions. Between 1992 and 2000 he was back at the Brussels Lambert Group, as Managing Director, taking charge of the group’s strategic participations in companies such as Royale Belge, the BBL and the CLT. He played an instrumental role in the merger between AXA and Royale Belge, the change in ownership of the BBL, and the merger between the CLT and the UFA. Between 2000 and 2003, he served as CEO of the RTL Group, where he focused on the group’s international expansion. He concluded the merger with Pearson Television and launched the RTL Group on the stock market. Mr. Bellens was appointed Belgacom’s President and Chief Executive Officer for the first time in March 2003. His mandate was then renewed in March 2009 for a six-year term. He is Member of the Board of Directors of BICS, Scarlet and Tango. He is also Member of the Board of Directors of VOKA and is on the steering committee of the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium. In addition, Mr. Bellens serves as independent Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, and as independent Director of the Board of Directors of the Compagnie Immobiliere de Belgique. He is also advisor to CV Capital Partners and member of the International Advisory Council of the New York Stock Exchange. He is also Member of the Board of Directors of the Erasmus Foundation, of Business & Society and of the ULB Foundation, and serves as Vice Chairman of the Solvay Business School’s Consultative Council. He holds a degree in Management Engineering from the Solvay Business School (ULB).

Ray Stewart

Mr. Ray Stewart is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance and Member of the Management Committee of Belgacom SA since 1997. Prior to joining the Company, from 1994 until 1997 he was Chief Financial Officer for Matav which is the incumbent Telephone Company for Hungary. From 1991 to 1994 he was Chief Financial Officer for Ameritech International which was the International Business Development unit for Ameritech headquartered in Chicago. He has a Business Undergraduate degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Indiana University. He is also Certified Public Accountant. He is also Member of the Board of Directors of Nyrstar since September 2007.

Michel Georgis

Mr. Michel Georgis has been Executive Vice President Human Resources and Member of the Management Committee of Belgacom SA since January 1, 2012. Until that date, he served as Executive Vice President Consumer Business Unit and Member from 2010. He is also the Chairman of the Skynet and Tango Luxembourg Boards and Member of the Committee for Development of Belgian Sports (Belgian Olympic Committee). From 2005, he served as Chief Executive Officer Proximus of the Company. As from May 2005, he continues to occupy the function of Chief Executive Officer of Proximus. Prior to this position, he was Chief Operations Officer at Proximus, where he has been working since 2000. Mr. Georgis started his career at Coca-Cola Belgium. In 1991 he joined Interbrew, where he filled different positions before becoming Sales & Marketing Director Central & Eastern Europe. He is Chairman of the Board of Skynet. Mr. Georgis holds a Masters degree in Applied Economics from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

Bruno Chauvat

Mr. Bruno Chauvat has served as Member of the Management Committee and Executive Vice President Strategy & Content of Belgacom SA since September 2011. Mr. Chauvat started his career in 1983 as Media Financial Analyst. Over the years he held executive positions in media & telecom industries, including Co-head of European media research at UBS, Chief Executive Officer of Audiofina (subsidiary of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert), Managing Director & Chief Strategy Officer of RTL Group, Consultant/Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer Belgacom TV Project (Belgacom Group), Founder and Chief Executive Officer of MusicMakesFriends.com/Playtime Luxembourg. He is Board Member of Tango and Telindus Luxembourg. Mr. Chauvat holds a Master's degree in Management Engineering and a Financial Analyst professional certificate.

Dominique Leroy

Ms. Dominique Leroy is Member of the Management Committee and Executive Vice President Consumer Business Unit of Belgacom SA. Since June 1, 2012, Ms. Leroy is Executive Vice President of the Consumer Business Unit of the Company. She joined the Company as Vice President Sales for the Consumer Business Unit in October 2011. Prior to the Company, Ms. Leroy worked for 24 years at Unilever. She was Managing Director of Unilever Belux and Member of Unilever’s Benelux management committee. She previously held various positions in marketing, finance and customer development. Ms. Leroy is member of the Boards of Tango and Scarlet and is an independent Board Member at Lotus Bakeries. Ms. Leroy holds a degree in Business Economics from the Solvay Business School.

Geert Standaert

Mr. Geert Standaert is Member of the Management Committee and Executive Vice President Service Delivery Engine & Wholesale of Belgacom SA since March 1, 2012. He joined the Belgacom Management Committee as Executive Vice President Service Delivery Engine & Wholesale in March 2012. In this function, he oversees all IT development, service engineering, technical infrastructure and operations for the group as well as the wholesale activities. Mr. Standaert joined the Group in 1994 and held Director positions in various disciplines, including IT, Infrastructure Operations and Data operations before becoming Vice President Customer Operations in 2007. Mr. Standaert holds a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Ghent.

Bart Van Den Meersche

Mr. Bart Van Den Meersche is Member of the Management Committee and Executive Vice President Enterprise of Belgacom SA. He is also Chief Executive Officer of Telindus Group N.V. at the Company. Mr. Van Den Meersche joined the Company after 28 years of experience in the ICT Sector through a professional career with IBM, of which 16 years in different Management positions, including eight years as Country General Manager of IBM Belgium/Luxembourg. In his last year at IBM, he was Vice President Industries & Business Development IBM South-West Europe and a Member of the IBM South-West Europe Executive Management Team. Mr. Van Den Meersche holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of Leuven. Mr. Van Den Meersche was during six years President of Agoria ICT and also Member of the Board of Agoria, VOKA and VBO/FEB.

Theo Dilissen

Mr. Theo Dilissen is Director of Belgacom SA. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors from October 2004 until February 29, 2012. He was Chairman of Nominating and Remuneration Committee and the Strategic and Business Development Committee. Since January 2011 Mr. Dilissen is Member of the Board of Directors of Eurostar. Mr. Dilissen was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Belgacom from October 2004 till March 2012. From June 2010 until March 2012, he was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Arcadis Belgium. From September 2005 until the end of March 2009 he was CEO and afterwards Chairman of Aviapartner. Previously Mr. Dilissen was CEO, Managing Director and Vice-Chairman of Real Software and from 1989 to 2000 he was Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board of ISS (a Danish publicly listed company). He studied Sociology and holds a Master in Business Administration.

Martine Durez

Prof. Martine Durez is Director of Belgacom SA. She is Member of Nominating and Remuneration Committee. She was Chief Financial and Accounting Officer at La Poste till January 2006 when she became Chairman of the Board of La Poste. Ms. Durez was also Professor of Financial Management and Analysis at the University of Mons-Hainaut till 2000. She has also served as Member of the High Council of Corporate Auditors and the Committee of Accounting Standard and as special emissary at the Cabinet for Communication and State Companies. She served as regent of the National Bank of Belgium. Ms. Durez graduated as a Commercial Engineer and holds a Doctorate in Philosophy in Applied Economics from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).

Mimi Lamote

Ms. Mimi Lamote is Director of Belgacom SA since December 23, 2006. She started her career in retail in 1988: she held different positions in C&A Europe. From 2001 until 2005 Ms. Mimi Lamote was General Manager of C&A Belgium-Luxembourg. From 2001 until 2004 she was Member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB). In the same period, Mrs. Lamote was also Member of the Board of Directors of Fedis (Federation of Distribution). From 2005 until 2006 she was Chief Executive Officer of SCF (Belgium-Lithuania), listed on the Belgian stock market. From 2007 until October 2009, Ms. Lamote worked as Chief Operating Officer in ZNA (hospital network Antwerp). From November 2009 until June 2012 she was Vice President at GrandVision B.V. in Amsterdam. Ms.Lamote currently advises management and board members of various international companies. She holds a Master degree in Applied Economic Sciences of the University of Antwerp, a Master in Retail Management of the Tias University of Tilburg and several other postgraduate degrees.

Michele Sioen

Ms. Michele Sioen is Director of Belgacom SA since December 23, 2006. Since 2005 she is Chief Executive Officer of the Sioen Industries group. She started her career in 1988 at an IT company. Two years later she was appointed Director of the Board of Directors of Sioen Industries and actively joined the Sioen Industries group. Furthermore, Ms. Sioen was President of Fedustria (the Belgian association of textile-wood and furniture industries) until 2010. She is currently Vice President of the VBO and is Member of the Board of Directors of several companies, including ING Belgium and D'Ieteren, among others. She is Member of the Corporate Governance Commission. She holds a degree in Economics and several post university degrees.

Paul Van de Perre

Mr. Paul Van de Perre is Director of Belgacom SA since December 23, 2006. He is Member of Audit and Compliance Committee. He is co-founder of GIMV (Venture Capital Firm) and was formerly Director of Sidmar (Arcelor). He is currently Director of Grontmij NV and Greenbridge Incubator (University of Ghent). Mr. Van de Perre is Chief Executive Officer of Five Financial Solutions, a division of Praxis in Management (corporate finance) and CEO of Caesar Real Estate Fund (real estate finance). Mr. Van de Perre holds a Masters of Business Administration in Economics and is Certified Accountant (IAB).

Jozef Cornu

Mr. Jozef (Jo) Cornu is Independent Director of Belgacom SA since April 8, 2009. Mr. Cornu is Member of the Company's Remuneration and Nominating Committee and the Strategic and Business Development Committee. Mr. Cornu embarked on his career at the Brown Boveri Research center (now ABB) in Switzerland in 1970. From 1973 until 1982 he held various positions in Bell Telephone Mfg Co, the Belgian subsidiary of the ITT Group. From 1982 to 1984 he was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mietec, a start-up semiconductor company. From 1984 to 1987 he was General Manager of Bell Telephone Mfg Co. From 1988 to 1995 he was Member of the Management Board of Alcatel NV, before assuming the post of General Manager of Alcatel Telecom from 1995 to 1999. From 2000 to 2008 he was Member of the Board of Alcatel (and later Alcatel-Lucent) and advisor to the chairman until 2004. From 2006 to 2007 he was Chairman of ISTAG (Information Society Technologies Advisory Group) of the European Union. From 2007 to 2008 he was Chairman of Medea+, the European Eureka programme for research in Microelectronics. Mr. Cornu served as CEO of Agfa-Gevaert from December 1, 2007 till the end of April 2010 and remains Member of its Board of Directors. He is also Non-Executive Director at KBC. He holds a degree of civil engineer in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven, as well as a Doctorate in Philosophy in Electronics from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

Pierre-Alain De Smedt

Mr. Pierre-Alain De Smedt is Independent Director of Belgacom SA since March 20, 2004. He is Chairman of Audit and Compliance Committee and Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee. Mr. De Smedt is since March 2011 the Chairman of the Fédération des Entreprises de Belgique (FEB/VBO). Before and since June 2006, he was Chairman of Febiac (Fédération belge de l’Automobile et du Cycle). From 1999 till end of 2004 he was Executive Vice President of Renault. He was chairman of Autolatina, VAG and Ford’s joint venture subsidiary in Latin America. He served as Chairman of Volkswagen Brazil and Argentina before being appointed as Chairman of Seat. Mr. De Smedt is Chairman of the Board of Deceuninck Plastics Group and Member of the Board of Alcopa (Group Moorkens) and Recticel S.A. He is a graduate in Engineering and Economics of the University of Brussels (ULB).

Pierre Demuelenaere

Mr. Pierre Demuelenaere, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Belgacom SA since April 13, 2011. He is co-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of I.R.I.S. (Image Recognition Integrated Systems), a company created in 1987. Mr. Demuelenaere has more than 30 years of experience in Imaging and Artificial Intelligence. He has experience in technology company management, Research and Development (R&D) management and setting up of international partnerships with United States and Asian companies (HP, Kodak, Adobe, Fujitsu, Samsung, Canon…). He is also Member of the Board of Directors of Pairi Daiza, BSB and Guberna. Mr. Demuelenaere is a civil engineer in Microelectronics from the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) and received his Doctorate in Philosophy in Applied Sciences in 1987.

Guido Demuynck

Mr. Guido J.M. Demuynck is Independent Director of Belgacom SA since April 11, 2007. He is Member of the Company's Audit and Compliance Committee and Strategic and Business Development Committee. Until December 2010, Mr. Demuynck was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Liquavista. Before that he held various positions within Royal Philips Electronics NV from 1976 till 2002. Amongst others, he was Vice President Marketing Audio in the United States, CEO of Philips in South Korea, General Manager Line of Business Portable Audio in Hong Kong, CEO Group Audio in Hong Kong. In 2000, he became CEO Product Division Consumer Electronics in Amsterdam and Member of the Group Management Committee of Philips. In 2003, Mr. Demuynck joined Royal KPN where he became member of the Board of Management and CEO of the Mobile Division (KPN Mobiel Netherlands; Base Belgium, E-Plus Germany). Until July 2008, he was the CEO of Kroymans Corporation BV in the Netherlands. Mr. Demuynck is also Member of the Supervisory Board of Tom Tom since June 2005. As from January 2011 he joined the Supervisory Board of Apollo Vredestein BV and the Supervisory Board of Xsens BV. As from January 2012 he is also Board Member of Divitel BV and Aito BV. He holds a degree in Applied Economics from the university of Antwerp (UFSIA) and a degree in Marketing from the University of Ghent (R.U.G).

Carine Doutrelepont

Ms. Carine Doutrelepont, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Belgacom SA since 2004. She is lawyer at the Brussels' Bar and Member of the Bar of Paris. She is Member of the Company's Strategic and Business Development Committee. Ms. Doutrelepont is lawyer at the Brussels’ Bar and member of the Bar of Paris. She is founding partner of the Belgian law firm Doutrelepont & Partners, which specializes in Information and Communication Technologies, Intellectual property, Media law, Competition matters and European law. She holds a State Doctorate in Philosophy in European law from the University of Brussels (ULB). She is Professor of Media Law, Intellectual Property Law, and European Law at the ULB Faculty of law, at the Institute for European Studies, as well as in universities in other countries. For years, she worked for the European Commission , at the Belgian Senate and at the Belgian Competition Council. Since 2008, she is Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium (Technology and Society Section). She is the author of several books and publications. Ms. Doutrelepont is also Member of the Board of King Baudouin Foundation and of Belfius Bank.

Oren Shaffer

Mr. Oren George Shaffer is Independent Director of Belgacom SA since February 4, 2004. He is Member of Audit and Compliance Committee. Formerly, Mr. Shaffer was Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Qwest Communications from 2002 to 2007 and President and Chief Operating Officer of Sorrento Networks. He was Member of the Board of Directors at Belgacom from 1996 to 2000. He currently holds directorships on several boards. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The University of California at Berkeley and a Master of Science in Management from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Lutgart Van den Berghe

Prof. Lutgart A.A. Van den Berghe is Independent Director of Belgacom SA since March 20, 2004. She is Member of Nominating and Remuneration Committee. Ms. Lutgart Van den Berghe is Executive Director of GUBERNA (Belgian Governance Institute) and Extra-Ordinary Professor at the University of Ghent. She is Partner of the Vlerick Business School where she served for many years as Chairman of the Competence Center “Entrepreneurship, Governance and Strategy”. She is Member of the Belgian Commission for Corporate Governance and Non-Executive Director in several international companies, such as SHV, ELECTRABEL and BELFIUS. At EcoDA (European Confederation of Directors’ Association), she is Member of the Board and chairwoman of its policy committee. Ms. Lutgart Van den Berghe is Doctor in Business Economics of the University of Ghent.

Nancy Goossens

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