Board of Directors and its Committees

  • Marnix GALLE *

    Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors,
    Chairman of the Nomination Committee,
    Member of the Executive Committee,
    Member of the Investment Committee.

    Completed a “Bachelor Degree in Arts & Sciences” with Economics as a major at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisana, USA. He began his professional career at Cegos Belgium in 1987 as a consultant and made his first steps in real estate in 1989 (family portfolio) until 2002. He created his own company ALLFIN in 2001, which became one of Belgium’s leading real estate developers. ALLFIN Group acquired in 2014 a 29% stake in IMMOBEL, listed on Euronext Stock Exchange since 1863. ALLFIN and IMMOBEL merged in 2016 after which he became its Executive Chairman. He is also Chairman of Urban Land Institute Belgium (2015-2018) as well as Director, Member and Trustee of several leading European and American associations. He is married to Michèle SIOEN; they have six children.

    * Mandate executed by the company A³ Management bvba, represented by Mr Marnix GALLE.

  • Alexander HODAC *

    Chief Executive Officer,
    Chairman of the of the Executive Committee,
    Chairman of the Investment Committee,
    Director of Nafilyan & Partners SAS.

    After having obtained a degree in business engineering (Solvay/VUB), he started his professional career at Deloitte Corporate Finance-Real Estate (2005-2013) and served as Chief Commercial Officer of the Belgian residential REIT Home Invest Belgium from 2013 till 2015. In this last function, he was responsible for the entire acquisition and disposal process of existing assets/ portfolios and development projects.

    * Mandate executed by the company AHO Consulting sprl, represented by Mr Alexander HODAC.

  • Astrid DE LATHAUWER *

    Member of the Board of Directors,
    Chairman of the Remuneration Committee,
    Member of the Nomination Committee.

    After studying art history in Ghent and international politics and diplomatic sciences at KU Leuven, she started her career at Monsanto, first in the Marketing department, then as HR Manager for Eastern Europe. Afterwards she joined AT & T, where she works for eight years at various positions in Europe and the United States. In 2000 she went back in Belgium and joined Belgacom where she became Executive Vice President Human Resources for the Group in 2003. From January 2012 till September 2014, she worked at Acerta as General Manager of the branch Acerta Consult. Since October 2014 she is Group HR Director at Ontex. She is also an Independent Director at Colruyt Group since September 2011.

    * Mandate executed by ADL Comm.V, represented by Mrs Astrid DE LATHAUWER.

  • Wolfgang de LIMBURG *

    Member of the Board of Directors.

    Holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business (US), a Bachelor in Business Engineering, and a Master in Applied Economics and Management from the Louvain School of Management (Belgium). During his 19 years of financial/private equity experience in Europe and the US, he has invested in numerous sectors including healthcare, specialty chemicals, niche industrials, services, leisure and media. He is managing partner of Ergon Capital Partners, a mid-market private equity investment company with ~€1.0 billion under management, which he joined in 2005. Before that, he spent most of his career in investment banking at Lehman Brothers in New York and London, where he culminated as co-head of the European M&A Healthcare team. He is also currently a Non-Executive Director of Keesing Media Group, Sausalitos, opseo, Looping Group, svt and VPK Packaging.

    * Mandate executed by LSIM sa, represented by Mr Wolfgang de LIMBURG.

  • Karin KOKS - VAN DER SLUIJS

    Member of the Board of Directors,
    Member of the Audit & Finance Committee,
    Member of the Investment Committee.

    Has a Master Degree in Business Economics and a Bachelor degree in Commercial Economics and is a CFA Charterholder. During her 26-year career in the property industry, of which 17 years in international non-listed real estate, she worked with institutional clients, selecting and managing European and global real estate funds. In her five years with MN Vermogensbeheer she managed the European property portfolio. Subsequently she was at Aberdeen Asset Management for 10 years. Currently she holds the position of non-executive board member of Genesta Nordic Capital Fund Management S.à r.l., as well as Chairman of the Investment Committee. In addition, she serves as Supervisory Board member (and member of the Audit Committee) of the Dutch stock listed real estate company NSI N.V. , as External consultant for Accord Europe Ltd and as Senior Advisor at Masterdam B.V. two real estate corporate finance companies.

  • Pierre NOTHOMB *

    Member of the Board of Directors,
    Chairman of the Audit & Finance Committee.

    Obtained a Master’s degree in applied economics (UCL Louvain-la-Neuve). He joined Deminor at its launch more than 25 years ago, and has had (or still holds) numerous assignments with the Board of Directors of various companies or associations (such as ForSettlement (Fortis), Modulart, Imperbel, DBAssociates, Cercle de Lorraine, Domaine du Pont d’Oye, Epsylon) and of several Deminor group companies. Additionally, he is also active as a member of the audit committee of Sabam, Imperbel and of the Epsylon psychiatric hospitals group (La Ramée - Fond’Roy). Prior to joining Deminor in 1991, he served with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouse Coopers) as Senior Auditor, and afterwards as corporate finance consultant with Petercam Securities.

    * Mandate executed by Arfin sprl, represented by Mr Pierre NOTHOMB.

  • Michèle SIOEN *

    Member of the Board of Directors.

    Holds a Master Degree in Economics and completed executive programs at Vlerick Management School a.o.. Michèle Sioen has been CEO of Sioen Industries, a Belgium‐based-stocklisted group specializing in the production technical textiles and professional protective clothing. She was President of FEB/VBO (Federation of Belgian Enterprises) from 2015 until 2017 and now is Honorary President. In addition to her daily involvement in Sioen Industries, she is also Director of various major Belgian companies including D'Ieteren and Sofina but also associations such as Fedustria and Guberna. Finally, she is deeply involved in Arts & Culture through her presidency of KANAL and as member of the Board of Directors of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel.

    * Mandate executed by M.J.S. Consulting bvba, represented by Mrs Michèle SIOEN.

  • Annick VAN OVERSTRAETEN *

    Member of the Board of Directors,
    Member of the Remuneration Committee,
    Member of the Nomination Committee.

    Has a Degree in Economics (KUL – 1987) and obtained a Master’s in Management (IAG-UCL – 1992) and began her career in 1987 at Philips, as Project Leader within the Human Resources department. During the period 1991 till 1999, she continued her career in retail, specifically in the textile sector (New-D, Mayerline) and then moved into food world at Confiserie Leonidas, where she held the post of Commercial & Marketing Director (1999-2004). From 2004 to 2009, she served as Director of Operations of Quick Restaurants Belux SA. Currently she is Chief Executive Officer and Director of Lunch Garden Group since 2010, Independent Director of QSR Belgium NV/SA and Independent Board Member of Euro Shoe Group NV.

    * Mandate executed by the civil company A.V.O.-Management sprl, represented by Mrs Annick VAN OVERSTRAETEN.

  • Piet VERCRUYSSE

    Member of the Investment Committee.

    Graduated in law (magna cum laude) at KU Leuven in 1973 after technical studies. Admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1973, he also was assistant at KU Leuven from 1976 till 1979. He is co-founder of the law firm Vercruysse & Kadaner. He became Honorary Solicitor in 2003 and was a director of ALLFIN and ALLFIN Group between 2004 and 2010. He currently is Director of four non-listed holding companies.