01 March News

Ilse Vanderlocht new Managing Director at Vinçotte in Belgium and Luxembourg as of 01.03.2024

Vinçotte is delighted to announce that as of March 1, 2024, Ilse Vanderlocht will be assuming the role of Managing Director in Belgium and Luxembourg. This appointment follows Bernard De Cannière's decision to step down from the position after several successful years of leading the company.

Transition of Leadership

Bernard De Cannière expressed confidence in the team's capabilities and cited the company's robust performance in 2023, which surpassed expectations. As part of the seamless transition, Bernard has already begun transferring his duties to ensure a smooth handover. Although stepping back from the day-to-day operations, Bernard will continue to be involved as a valuable member of the Board of Directors.

Ilse Vanderlocht's Background:

Ilse Vanderlocht brings over a decade of experience from her tenure at Kone, an internationally acclaimed provider of elevators, escalators, and automatic doors. Her diverse leadership roles ranged from regional branch manager to leadership positions in marketing and sales. She was also Managing director for KONE Belgium & Luxembourg for 2,5 years. Ilse's significant contributions include overseeing a pan-European business improvement program, showcasing her strategic and managerial prowess.

Excitement for the Future:

Ilse expressed her enthusiasm about joining Vinçotte, emphasizing her appreciation for the company's technical focus. She highlighted the commitment, professionalism, and friendliness of her future colleagues. Drawing parallels between Kone and Vinçotte, Ilse noted their shared attributes of health, robustness, and dynamic development. She looks forward to collaborating with the dedicated team at Vinçotte and contributing to the company's ambitious goals for the future.

As we welcome Ilse Vanderlocht to Vinçotte, we extend our best wishes for her success in steering the company to new heights. The entire Vinçotte community eagerly anticipates this exciting chapter under Ilse's leadership.