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LAURENT LEJEUNE

LAURENT LEJEUNE

CEO| Dentsu Aegis Network

Laurent Lejeune started his carreer in 1994 as Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble.In 1997, Laurent became Marketing Manager at Belgacom/Proximus where got promoted in 2001 to Brand & Strategic Communication Director. In 2003, Laurent became Managing Partner at Duval Guillaume. Before being named CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network in January 2016,worked Laurent 3 years as Chief Marketing Officer and Sales Director Key Accounts at Truvo (pagesdor.be)

Laurent's main hobby is triathlon and ultra-distance trail running competitions.

Non-Executive Directors

Philippe Cavadini

Philippe Cavadini

CFO

Philippe started his career in 1981 with Arthur Andersen. He was Senior Audit Manager when he left end 1989 to join Apple Computer for 3 years where he was responsible for Finance and Operations. Since then, he spent 24 years in the communication world with Ogilvy and WPP (until 2000), inside IPG as CFO of Initiative (until 2017) and then launched Mediabrands. He joined ZenithOptimedia in early 2012 to actively participate as CFO to the turnaround of the agency, with also the launch and development of Performics. As CEO, in 2015, he further developed the digital links with DigitasLBI and concentrated on HR and Trading activities. Passionate of media and communication he joined Dentsu Aegis Network in late summer 2016 as CFO.

Philippe is passionate by sports (in 2005 he obtained a Master in Sports Business Management): actively doing Mountain Bike and Trekking, he is also swimming official, organized twice the Swim Belgian Championships. And also collector of watches, pop and rock music CD’s, and comic strips (and as CFO, not only Largo Winch ). If you see him designing Gaston or Nemo during a meeting, be careful about his real interest!

Guissou Nabavi

Guissou Nabavi

HR Director

Guissou has been working in HR functions since 1999. She has worked in several sectors to broaden her HR knowledge and to develop soft HR as well as hard HR skills. She has been active in the consultancy for more than 12 years and has lead two major entities at Mercui Urval. She has decided to leave the consultancy world to join Canon as HR Manager in 2014. She has joined Dentsu Aegis Network in November 2016.

Passions :

- Her son and her family (broad sense)
- Animals in general
- Travelling
- She is canine behavioral specialist (has obtained her degree in 2016)
- Is Board Member of an association specialized in animal mediation

Wim Vermeulen

Wim Vermeulen

Managing Director - Dentsu Consulting

A director with a strong background in Digital and solid experience in Digital Transformation and Product Innovation in the Belgian and International market. Entrepreneur involved in two startups. Lecturer at the Solvay Business School. International speaker.

 

Passions:

playing the guitar 

ALESSANDRO PAPA

ALESSANDRO PAPA

Managing Director Amplifi | Dentsu Aegis Network

Alessandro joined Dentsu Aegis Network in 2000 as TV expert for Carat before launching Insight TV, a department specialized in planning, insights buying and guidance. He then created the Broadcast department, integrating all the audiovisual competences, and developing trading, productivity and know-how inside the group.

Passions:
- his children and family (and their tremendous interaction)
- football addict
- mountain bike rider
- captivated about the impact of non-verbal behaviour in human relationships
- technology freak (and its impact on media)

Sabrina Van Cutsem

Sabrina Van Cutsem

Managing Director Vizeum

Sabrina studied marketing. She started in 1996 in the media sector as TV and radio buyer, but spent most of her carreer in media planning, both in media and creative agencies. She started in 2011 as Client Service Director at Dentsu Aegis Network before becoming, in 2017, managing director of Vizeum. She loves the dynamics of the communication sector and enjoys the teamwork with different agencies around a briefing.

Her passions : 

- Her family
- Her friends 
- Running 
- Cooking 




Vincent Hamaide

Vincent Hamaide

Operations Director

Vincent joined Dentsu Aegis Network in March 2016 and is charge of the IT department, overall project coordination, facilities, legal and compliance.  Vincent has 15 years of experience in different IT consulting and Operations roles in which he focused on delivering effective business results.  

Passions:
- His wife, Maud
- Being a “Gille de Binche”
- World travelling
- Photography
- Life is too short to drink bad wine

Benoit Van Cottem

Benoit Van Cottem

Managing Director | Posterscope, part of Dentsu Aegis Network

As Managing Director of Posterscope Belgium since its launch in 2003, Benoît is always helping advertisers in looking for new opportunities to integrate media more efficiently with search, mobile, content and transaction. Posterscope is now leader in Belgium and works with no less than 4 media agencies amongst the top 10.

Passions:
- family
- hockey
- travels
- USA
- new technologies (tech sawy)

NICOLAS VANDERSEYPEN

NICOLAS VANDERSEYPEN

Isobar | Managing Director

Focused on delivering the best-in-class digital services to partners.

Starting his career as an audiovisual expert, Nicolas joined Isobar in 2007. Since then, he followed closely the (r)evolution of the digital landscape, eager to keep Isobar ahead of the curve. While focused on building relevant ecosystems and experiences for clients, he is also aiming to build a cheerful team, that feels at home at the agency.

Passions:
- cinema
- singing
- sailing
- party
- food 

Jose Fernandez

Jose Fernandez

Chief Commercial Officer

José Fernandez has started his career in 1991 in Sales & Marketing positions with Vandemoortele Group switching in 2001 to the tech start-up world with the launch of Citobi CRM, Data and Marketing Automation Consulting firm as Associated Partner from 2001 till 2009.

He joined in 2009 LBi groupe, now DigitasLBi (member of Publicis Groupe) as Client Service Director and was promoted as country CEO in 2013.
He has been appointed in April 2017 as Chief Commercial Officer at Dentsu Aegis Network Belgium, with his main responsabilities being the transformation acceleration of the Belgian entity around media and digital services, supervising Carat, Vizeum, Isobar and iProspect business and new business.

José is a long-distance runner having participated to several marathons and a wine-amateur oenologist.