Georges has successfully managed HR and Business Functions (General Management, Multi Site Director) in six different industries from Industrial Goods, to Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, ITC/Telecom and Services. He has experience in large Corporates as well as SMEs, having run an SME as General Manager for several years.
Having been involved in over 130 mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, divestitures, closures, turnarounds, he has a proven track record in transformation and change management.
In addition to Human Resources he has managed Internal Communications including Crisis Management, Lean, Six Sigma, and has been personally leading many major labour negotiations at local and international level. He has set up and managed European Works Councils in different companies;
For 3 years Georges was part of the paritary committee of the chemical industry in Belgium for both employee and hourly workers as employer representative.
Georges has been operating at C Suite level and held several Director positions over the last 25 years. In addition, he has been a coach for SME leaders for over 7 years, always using his experience and combining the entrepreneurship of a smaller organization with the reach of a large corporation.
Georges is certified in lean, six sigma, organizational development and the SEAM approach. He is deeply interested in creating value for business through people and for people.
During many years he has worked in the Middle East and Africa and is considered a true expert in these markets.