Faculty

Ann Vereecke

Prof Ann Vereecke
Professor of Supply Chain Management at Vlerick Business School

Ann is a recognised expert in operations management, manufacturing strategy and supply chain management. She has an extensive experience in research and advisory projects.
Robert Boute

Prof Robert Boute
Professor of Supply Chain Management at Vlerick Business School

Robert looks at operational excellence from the perspective of designing, managing and improving organisational processes for manufacturing as well as for service organisations.
Behzad Samii

Prof Behzad Samii
Professor of Supply Chain Management at Vlerick Business School

Behzad studies how to design better supply chains for the future. He is an expert in quantitative analysis for business decision making.
Bram Desmet

Prof Bram Desmet
Professor of Supply Chain Management at Vlerick Business School

Bram has a wide experience with global industrial and retail companies in transforming their supply chains and operations.

These faculty are complemented with international experts and company testimonials.

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