has been CEO and owner of Vandewiele NV since 1993. Vandewiele is an international technology player and leader in solutions for the textile industry. Mr. Beauduin holds several positions in trade associations and employer organizations. He holds a Master of Law from KU Leuven and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Beauduin has broad professional management experience, including international assignments in Asia and the United States. He is member of the Board of Directors of Barco NV since January 2015. 

Mr Beauduin has been nominated as Co-CEO as of September 1, 2021.