Hans Van Bylen and Catherine Vandenborre become the new directors of Brussels Airlines.
HVan Bylen, former manager of the German multinational Henkel, and Catherine Vandenborre, financial director of Elia, become the new directors of Brussels Airlines, revealed De Tijd on Friday.
In return for helping the Lufthansa branch, the Belgian government was authorized to appoint two directors for the Belgian company. This is how he appointed two well-known personalities in the business world, who will ensure that the German parent company meets its commitments.
59-year-old Hans Van Bylen worked for Henkel for 35 years, almost his entire career. The Antwerp-born economist joined Henkel as product manager for Belgian operations before moving to its headquarters in Düsseldorf in 1992.
Catherine Vandenborre, for her part, made a name for herself as financial director of the electricity transmission system operator Elia, until obtaining the title of financial director of the year in the economic magazine Trends in 2019. She also holds a management position at Proximus.