Van Genechten Packaging appointed a new CFO

Henk Rogiers
Photo: Van Genechten Packaging

Van Genechten Packaging (VGPI) appointed  Henk Rogiers as Chief Financial Officer, effective as of September 4, 2017. Mr. Rogiers succeeds Frederic de Somer who will focus on his Executive Director mandate at Board of Directors level.

Henk Rogiers  started his career in 1992 and since then he has held various Finance functions from Local Divisional Manager to Group CFO in both privately owned as listed companies, such as Shanks Group PLC (2012-today), Kinepolis Group (2009-2012), KPMG (2007-2009) and Graphic Packaging International (2001-2006).


Frederic de Somer,previous CFO of the Company, Executive Director of the Board of Directors VGPI and shareholder, commented:

“Henk’s vast experience as a CFO in privately owned and stock quoted companies is an excellent basis to improve the integration between the different financial disciplines inside our Group.”

Earlier VGPI appointed Arnauld Demoulin as a new CEO.

About Van Genechten Packaging:

The company Europe’s largest independent folding carton company packaging company. It owns own 10 converting plants and 1 extrusion site. With an annual turnover of over EUR 300 million, the group converts more than 200kt of cardboard every year and employs 1,600 people. .

Source: Woodbizforum