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Ann Vereecke

Full Professor of Operations Management

Advises on the supply chain that best fits your strategy and products.

Ann Vereecke’s main interests are supply chain management and manufacturing strategy – and in particular, international manufacturing strategy. She has published several academic articles in these areas. Currently, she focuses on Industry 4.0 and how new digital technologies are transforming the supply chain.

At Vlerick, Ann teaches Operations and Supply Chain Management on the MBA, Masters and executive programmes. She is actively involved in executive teaching and research projects for a broad range of companies, in many industries. And she’s the Director of the Research Centre for People in the Smart Digitised Supply Chain.

Ann has served on the board of POMS (the US-based Production and Operations Management Society) and has been president of EurOMA (European Operations Management Association) and Vice President of VIL (Flanders Institute for Logistics). She currently serves on the boards of Ter Beke, Picanol Group, and North Sea Port.

Who am I?

  • Full Professor and Partner at Vlerick Business School
  • Professor at Ghent University
  • Doctor in Management at Ghent University
  • MBA at Vlerick Business School
  • Masters in Engineering at Ghent University
  • Board member at Ter Beke, Picanol Group and North Sea Port
  • Editorial board member at the International Journal of Operations and Production Management


My expertise

Operations and supply chain strategy

Operations and supply chain management

Logistics management

Global manufacturing networks

Digitisation in the supply chain

Supply chain planning and inventory management

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Ann Vereecke

Ann Vereecke

Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management