Alumni New Year’s event The Netherlands: 10th Edition!

Category: Alumni Events

It is our honour to request the pleasure of your presence at the 10th Edition of the Alumni New Year’s event in The Netherlands.

On this special 10th edition, we invited Erwin van Laethem to share his views on the challenging energy landscape. Erwin gives us insights how RWE aims to reinvent the energy utility.

Arthur Simonetti will take us on the DSM/Vlerick cooperation journey linked to the successful DSM transformation strategy. 


  • 18:30  : Welcome drinks
  • 19:00  : Welcome by Belgian Ambassador Chris Hoornaert
  • 19:05 : Welcome by Kees Slegt, Chapter lead NL alumni 
  • 19:10-19:50 :  'Transformation to the new Energy Era; Reinventing the energy utility,’ keynote by Erwin van Laethem, CIO RWE 
  • 19:50-20:05  : Vlerick update, by Prof Philippe Haspeslagh, Dean Vlerick Business School
  • 20:05-20:35  : `Excelleration of Excellence,’ by Arthur Simonetti, Marketing Director DSM 
  • 20.35  : Reception 

We look forward to meeting you in person on Monday 9 February in The Hague, at the residence of Chris Hoornaert, the Belgian Ambassador to The Netherlands



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