Board of Directors

VIL’s Board of Directors sets the organization’s strategy and monitors the achievement of its goals and objectives.

The Board is composed of 5 logistics service providers, 5 shippers and 5 strategic partners. 13 mandates are currently filled.

On behalf of the logistics service providers

1. Danny Van Himste – Managing Director, DHL Express Belux (Voorzitter)
2. Carlo Theunissen – COO Logistics, H. Essers
3. Pieter Balcaen – CEO, ECS
4. Dirk Lannoo – Vice President, Katoen Natie
5. Filip De Clercq – CEO, Gilbert De Clercq


On behalf of the shippers

1. Kurt Van Donink – General Manager, Nike Logistics Europe (Vice Chairman)
2. Stefaan Van Driessche – Manager EDC, Barry-Callebaut
3. Danny Hendrikse – Vice President Intercompany Operations, Pfizer Service Company
4. Wim Baert – Director Administration & Logistics, Samsonite
5. Dirk Leemans – Head Center of Excellence Supply Chain, Colruyt Group

 On behalf of the partners

1. Peter Vercaemst – Unit Manager Sustainable Materials Management, VITO
2. Prof. Kenneth Sörensen – Faculty of Applied Economics, University of Antwerp
3. Jan Adriaenssens – Director City of Things, Imec
4. Dirk Torfs – CEO, Flanders Make


Annie Renders – Head of Cluster Department, VLAIO

VIL stands for a strong logistical Flanders

About VIL

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T: +32 3 229 05 00
VAT: BE 0480.185.038
IBAN: BE59 0014 0122 5826