Building Empires: The Importance of Finance


Aula Vesalius – Leuven

Leuven kicks off with 4 guests in a panel discussion about how they built their empire in the world of business and the role finance played in it. Join us for the biggest Capitant-Leuven-event of the year and learn more about our speakers and their experiences!

What to expect?
– Panel Discussion and Free Reception!

Meet the speaker

  • Thomas Van Eeckhout

    CEO – EASI

    Thomas started his career at Easi as an Internal Sales and Administration Officer, back in 2006. Since then, he has grown to the position of CEO of the company, which he has filled from 2019 onwards.

  • Hadewych Vermunt

    CFO – Delhaize Belgium

    After spending well over 7 years with Unilever, Hadewych took to Ahold Delhaize – the group behind Delhaize – and never left again. After working for the group, Albert Heijn and Mega Image, Hadewych became CFO of Delhaize Belgium in July of 2021

  • Heidi Delobelle

    CEO – AG Insurance

    With three master’s degrees, Heidi started working for AG Insurance in 1998. 22 years later, she became the CEO of this Belgian empire.

  • Robert Hoekx

    Finance Director EMEA|APA – Newell Brands

    Ever since his appointment as Finance Director of Actebis Computer in 1994, Robert has not changed scenery. He is an absolute expert in the importance of finance in an empire such as Newell Brands – and also has a past workplaces like J&J and Verizon.

  • Thomas Hubbuch


    After being the CEO for 15 years, in january of 2020, Thomas and Tirlemontoise parted ways. He founded The Unbossing Company, “empowering everyone to be a fulfilled human being and freely reach new heights, collectively”.