CEO INSIGHTS: From Vision to Reality


Have you ever wondered how decisions are made at the top of an organization? Are you curious about how CEOs manage to formulate and implement the right strategic vision every time?

To address these questions, Capitant Gent proudly presents their opening event “CEO Insights: From Vision To Reality.” During this event, we will give the floor to four leading CEOs from various sectors who will provide you with a unique behind-the-scenes look. Curious about which CEOs will be joining us? Be sure to follow our social media channels to discover who our special guests will be.

Wednesday, March 1st

7:00 PM Reception
7:30 PM Start of the event
± 8:45 PM Reception where you can chat with fellow students and our speakers

Auditorium Quetelet, Tweekerkenstraat Gent

This event offers you a unique opportunity to discover how CEOs outline their strategy, have the ability to make quick and effective decisions, and communicate this effectively with their employees and other stakeholders. Moreover, you will have the chance to discover how they tackle challenges and uncertainties and how they prepare their organization for future challenges and opportunities.

In short, this is an unmissable evening for students who want to discover what it’s really like at the top of an organization.

Reminder: This event is free and accessible to all students, so feel free to bring your friends and classmates along.

We can’t wait to welcome you all!
Capitant Gent

Meet the speakers

  • Heidi De Pauw

    CEO Child Focus

    Heidi has been the CEO of Child Focus for 11 years, where she fights to eliminate sexual abuse, child abuse, and domestic violence. She also frequently appears on various stages both nationally and internationally, where she tries to spread her mission to fight injustice.

  • Jeroen Poels

    CEO & Founder Deltaworx

    Jeroen is the CEO of Deltaworx, a rapidly growing temp agency that he founded himself at the age of 18 in 2012. Due to the rapid success of his company, he was included in the ‘Forbes 30 under 30 Europe’ list (category: social impact) in 2021. Jeroen was also featured in the TV program ‘Jonge Wolven’ in 2020.

  • Veronique Hoflack

    President Unilin Panels

    Veronique is President of Unilin Panels, subdivision of Unilin Group which is the leading manufacturer of wood solutions for the interior and construction industries. Under Veronique’s leadership, Unilin Panels could become the first in the world to recycle MDF panels on an industrial scale by 2021, representing an annual savings of as much as 380 000 tons of CO2.

  • Yves Kerstens

    Divisional CEO & COO Bekaert

    Yves is divisional CEO (specialty business) and COO of Bekaert, which accounts for an annual consolidated turnover of no less than 5 billion euros. Prior to joining Bekaert, Yves was already active within Axalta and Bridgestone where he held various positions in the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.

  • Bart De Ridder

    Country Managing Director Accenture

    In order to keep the event on March 1 on the right track, a moderator obviously cannot be missing. We are therefore pleased to announce that Bart De Ridder, Country Managing Director of Accenture Belgium & Luxembourg, will take on the role of moderator.