De Wilde J. Management BVBA, represented by Julien De Wilde, was appointed Chairman in August 2007. He is also Chairman of Agfa-Gevaert NV and a Director of several Belgian listed companies, amongst others Telenet Group Holding NV.
He is also former Chief Executive Officer of Bekaert NV, a Belgian metals company. Prior to Bekaert, he held senior positions at Alcatel, where he was a Member of the Executive Committee, and at Texaco, where he was a Member of the European Management board. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a Member of the Safety, Health and Environment Committee. He obtained an Engineering Degree from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.
Roland Junck, Chief Executive Officer, was appointed Chief Executive Officer in February 2009 after 16 months as a Non-Executive Director on the Company’s Board of Directors. He is also Director of several European companies including Agfa-Gevaert NV, Interseroh SE and Samhwa Steel SA. He was the former Chief Executive Officer of Arcelor Mittal. Prior to this role he was a member of the group management board of Arcelor, Aceralia and Arbed. He graduated from the Federal Polytechnic in Zurich and has a Masters of Business Administration from Sacred Heart University of Luxembourg.
Ray Stewart, Non-Executive Director, is Chief Financial and Administration Officer of Belgacom Group NV. Prior to Belgacom, he was Chief Financial Officer of Matav. He has also held senior positions with Ameritech, including Chief Financial Officer for Ameritech International. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He has a Business Undergraduate Degree in Accounting from Indiana University, and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Indiana University.