Balta hires BIG’s cfo
The chief financial officer of Beaulieu International Group has been recruited by Balta Group in the same role.
Tom Gysens will work alongside the retiring Carl Verstraelen until the end of the year. He started his career in audit with PricewaterhouseCoopers before joining Beaulieu International Group as group controller in 2004 and had been cfo and group executive committee member for the past eight years.
Verstraelen lead Balta’s finance and IT department for seven-and-a-half years. In a 40 year career he was either ceo or cfo at Amylum Group, Lhoist Group and Agfa Healthcare before joining Balta. He will now continue to be member of various supervisory boards.
‘The time is right for me to leave Balta in good hands with a great team and a promising successor. I wish him and Balta Group all the best’, he said.
Tom Debusschere, Balta Group ceo said: ‘I would like to express my sincere thanks to Carl for building a great finance and IT team over the years. I look forward to working together with Tom to help execute on our ambitious growth strategy.’