New Year's event in the Netherlands

Category: Alumni Events

It is our honour to request the pleasure of your presence at the annual Vlerick New Year's event in the Netherlands on Wednesday 10 February 2016 at the residence of Chris Hoornaert, the Belgian Ambassador to The Netherlands.

 6.30 pm Welcome drinks
 7 pm Welcome by Belgian Ambassador Chris Hoornaert
 7.10-8pm    'Philips transforming and innovating in the digital era’, keynote by Hans de Jong, CEO Philips Benelux
 8pm-8.30pm Transformation at Vlerick - Customer centric versus core disruptive innovation, by Prof Marion Debruyne, Dean Vlerick
 8.30 pm  Reception
Hans de Jong  The world faces great challenges in areas such as health and energy. For this edition, we invited Hans de Jong to share his views. Philips is going through a radical transformation, making bold choices and embracing digital technologies in order to make a significant contribution to address these challenges. Clear choices and inclusive leadership are required for successful transformation.
 Marion Debruyne Our new dean (and long-time faculty member), Marion Debruyne, will share her vision for Vlerick’s journey of transformation and continued rise as a leading international business school. Specifically she will highlight the continuous dialogue and collaboration with our total Vlerick community. In 2016, your engagement will be valued more than ever.