Serge Van Herck is the former CEO and President of Newtec (2006 – 2016), a Belgian based international company specialized in equipment and technologies for satellite communications. He holds an electromechanical engineering degree from the University of Ghent as well as a MBA degree from the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School in Belgium. He has more than 25 years of management and board experience in the broadcast and satellite communications industry with companies such as Proximus, Accenture and Eutelsat.
The appointment as CEO is effective immediately. Serge Van Herck will report to the Board of Directors. Pierre De Muelenaere, Chairman of the Board of Directors, who has been appointed CEO ad interim of the company since July 2018, will help Serge Van Herck to execute a seamless transition. The transition period will last until the end of Pierre De Muelenaere’s mission on 31 December 2019.