Claire Telkerts, as CEO of Flanders Investments and Trade, Belgium’s most important trade diplomat, will retire in June next year. The Flemish government began the search for a successor.
Claire Tillkerts, managing director of the Flanders Agency for Investment and Trade (FIT), will retire on June 30 next year. Tillkerts is the country’s most important business diplomat. Flanders accounts for more than 80 percent of Belgian exports.
Telkirts, who will turn 65 next June, has a proven track record. She became the General Manager of FIT in 2006 and the General Manager in 2012. Prior to that, she worked as a lawyer and solicitor.
De Genzi is also active in the Belgian National Bank, since May last year, she has been the chair of the Board of Governors. Even yesterday Telekirts was still awake Expedition In Sweden with Flemish Prime Minister Jan Jambon (N-VA). Later this month she will go to the World Expo in Dubai.
At FIT, Tillekaerts manages approximately 325 employees spread across 96 offices around the world. Jambon Cabinet announces that a procedure will be initiated to find a successor to Tillekaerts.
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