Benelux CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Benelux community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today.

  1. Mastering the art of change and adaptability
  2. Accelerating high growth and a data-first mindset
  3. Empowering talent, protecting the enterprise

Benelux CIO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Benelux CIO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.

Co-Chairs

René Botter

ASML
SVP & CIO

Allan Cockriel

Royal Dutch Shell
CIO - Global Functions / IRM, and CISO

Ing Yan Ong

Heineken
Global CIO

Eelko van Leeuwen

ABN AMRO Clearing Bank NV
Global CIO

Members

Sjoerd Blum

Schiphol
Chief Information Officer

Kemal Cetin

FrieslandCampina
Global CIO

Kurt De Ruwe

Signify
CIO

Benoit Dewaele

Vandemoortele
CIO

Candice Dillon

VodafoneZiggo
CIO

Christopher Franskin

Solvay
IT Director - International EMBA

Kees Gerretse

Tata Steel Europe
CIO

Frank Hendrickx

Universiteit Van Amsterdam
CIO

Femke Jacobs

Nationale-Nederlanden
Chief Information Technology Officer- Belgium

Leon Koppenol

Timing
CIO & CDO

Marcel Krom

PostNL
CIO

Milan Kumar

WABCO Holdings
Global CIO

Guido Lemeire

Belgian Rail
CIO

Martin Lohmeier

Nexperia
VP & CIO

Olivier Luxon

Carrefour Belgium
CIO

Antonietta Mastroianni

Proximus
Chief Digital & IT Officer

Ray Mennink

Plukon Food Group
IT Director

Jörg Müller

Atradius
CIO

Pascal Pauwels

IKEA
Group CIO Inter IKEA

Patrick Putman

Manuchar
CIO

Simon Rientsma

Waternet
CIO

Rui Pedro Silva

ERIKS
Group CDIO

Marc Spenlé

Barco
Chief Digital & Information Officer

Belinda Thompson

BDO
Global Head of IT

Caroline Van Rompuy

Agfa
CDIO

Wim Vanderpoorten

Allnex
Global IT Director

Vincent Vloemans

Perfetti Van Melle
Global CIO

Patricia de Lanlay

Aliaxis
Group CIO

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

21 April 2022 | an evening

Benelux CIO Inner Circle

Hotel De L'Europe Amsterdam

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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VIRTUAL

11 May 2022 | 1 hour

Benelux CIO Virtual Boardroom

Benelux CIO Virtual Boardroom

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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IN-PERSON

September, 2022 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

A summit for CIOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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