Annual Report 2018
Annual Report 2018

Board of directors

Marnix GALLE *

Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors,
Chairman of the Nomination Committee,
Member of the Executive Committee,
Member of the Investment Committee.

Marnix GALLE, 55, completed a “Bachelor Degree in Arts & Sciences” in Economics at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisana, USA. He began his professional career at Cegos Belgium in 1987 as a consultant and made his first steps in real estate in 1989 (family portfolio) until 2002. He created his own company ALLFIN in 2001, which became one of Belgium’s leading real estate developers. ALLFIN Group acquired in 2014 a 29% stake in IMMOBEL, listed on Euronext Stock Exchange since 1863. ALLFIN Group and IMMOBEL merged in 2016 after which he became its Executive Chairman. During the period 2015-2018, he was Chairman of Urban Land Institute Belgium. He currently is, amongst others Director, Member and Trustee of several leading European and American associations. He is married to Michèle SIOEN; they have six children.

* Permanent representative of the company A3 Management sprl.

Alexander HODAC *

Chief Executive Officer,
Chairman of the Executive Committee,
Chairman of the Investment Committee,
Director of Nafilyan & Partners SAS.

Alexander HODAC, 38, after having obtained a degree in business engineering (Solvay/VUB), he started his professional career at Deloitte Corporate Finance-Real Estate (2005-2013) and served as Chief Commercial Officer of the Belgian residential REIT Home Invest Belgium from 2013 till 2015. In this last function, he was responsible for the entire acquisition and disposal process of existing assets/ portfolios and development projects.

* Permanent representative of the company AHO Consulting sprl.


Member of the Board of Directors,
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee,
Member of the Nomination Committee.

Astrid DE LATHAUWER, 55, after studying art history in Ghent and international politics and diplomatic sciences at KU Leuven, she started her career at Monsanto, first in the Marketing department, then as HR Manager for Eastern Europe. Afterwards she joined AT & T, where she works for eight years at various positions in Europe and the United States. In 2000 she went back in Belgium and joined Belgacom where she became Executive Vice President Human Resources for the Group in 2003. From January 2012 till September 2014, she worked at Acerta as General Manager of the branch Acerta Consult. Since October 2014 she is Group HR Director at Ontex. She is also an Independent Director at Colruyt Group since September 2011.

* Permanent representative of the company ADL Comm. V.


Wolfgang de LIMBURG STIRUM *

Member of the Board of Directors.

Wolfgang de LIMBURG STIRUM, 47, holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business (US), a Bachelor in Business Engineering, and a Master in Applied Economics and Management from the Louvain School of Management (Belgium). With 20 years financial/private equity experience in Europe and the US, he has invested in numerous sectors including healthcare, specialty chemicals, niche industrials, services, leisure and media. He is Managing Partner of Ergon Capital Partners, a mid-market private equity investment company with ~€1.0 billion under management, which he joined in 2005. Before that, he spent most of his career in investment banking (mergers & acquisitions) at Lehman Brothers in New York and London, where he became co-head of the European M&A Healthcare team. He is also currently a Director of Keesing Media Group, Sausalitos, Opseo, Looping Group, SVT and VPK Packaging Group.

* Permanent representative of the company LSIM sa.


Member of the Board of Directors,
Member of the Audit & Finance Committee,
Member of the Investment Committee.

Karin KOKS - van der SLUIJS, 50, has a Master Degree in Business Economics and a Bachelor degree in Commercial Economics and is a CFA Charterholder. During her more than 25-year career in the property industry, of which 19 years in international non-listed real estate, she worked with institutional clients, selecting and managing European and global real estate funds. In her five years with MN Vermogensbeheer she managed the European property portfolio. Subsequently she was at Aberdeen Asset Management for 10 years. Currently she holds the position of non-executive board member of Genesta Nordic Capital Fund Management S.à r.l., as well as Chairman of the Investment Committee. In addition, she serves as Supervisory Board member (and member of the Investment Committee, Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee) of the Dutch stock listed real estate company NSI N.V. , and as a director with Iberia Shopping Centre Venture Coöperatief U.A., an investment vehicle based in the Netherlands with the strategy to invest in shopping centres in Portugal and Spain.

Pierre NOTHOMB *

Member of the Board of Directors,
Member of th Remuneration Committee,
Chairman of the Audit & Finance Committee.

Pierre NOTHOMB, 56, obtained a Master’s degree in applied economics (UCL Louvain-la-Neuve). He joined Deminor at its launch more than 25 years ago, and has had (or still holds) numerous assignments with the Board of Directors of various companies or associations (such as ForSettlement (Fortis), Modulart, Imperbel, DBAssociates, Cercle de Lorraine, Domaine du Pont d’Oye, Epsylon) and of several Deminor group companies. Additionally, he is also active as a member of the audit committee of Sabam, Imperbel and of the Epsylon psychiatric hospitals group (La Ramée - Fond’Roy). Prior to joining Deminor in 1991, he served with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouse Coopers) as Senior Auditor, and afterwards as corporate finance consultant with Petercam Securities.

* Permanent representative of the company Arfin sprl.

Michèle SIOEN * 

Member of the Board of Directors,
Member of the Audit & Finance Committee

Michèle SIOEN, 56, holds a Master Degree in Economics and completed executive programs at Vlerick Management School a.o.., she has been CEO of Sioen Industries, a Belgium‐based-stocklisted group specializing in the production technical textiles and professional protective clothing. She was President of FEB/VBO (Federation of Belgian Enterprises) from 2015 until 2017 and now is Honorary President. In addition to her daily involvement in Sioen Industries, she is also Director of various Belgian stock listed companies including D'Ieteren and Sofina but also associations such as Fedustria and Guberna. Finally, she is deeply involved in Arts & Culture through her presidency of KANAL and as member of the Board of Directors of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel.

* Permanent representative of the company M.J.S. Consulting bvba.


Member of the Board of Directors,
Member of the Remuneration Committee,
Member of the Nomination Committee.

Annick VAN OVERSTRAETEN, 53, has a Degree in Economics (KUL – 1987) and obtained a Master’s in Management (IAG-UCL – 1992) and began her career in 1987 at Philips, as Project Leader within the Human Resources department. During the period 1991 till 1999, she continued her career in retail, specifically in the textile sector (New-D, Mayerline) and then moved into food world at Confiserie Leonidas, where she held the post of Commercial & Marketing Director (1999-2004). From 2004 to 2009, she served as Director of Operations of Quick Restaurants Belux SA. Currently she is Chief Executive Officer and Director of Lunch Garden Group since 2010, Independent Director of QSR Belgium NV/SA and of Euro Shoe Group NV.

* Permanent representative of the civil company A.V.O.-Management sprl.