Didier Bellens

Former Belgacom CEO Didier Bellens dies aged 60

Former Belgacom CEO Didier Bellens has died aged 60, his ex-employer confirmed in a statement. Proximus, which completed its rebrand from Belgacom last year, said it had been informed that Bellens had passed away and paid tribute to the executive, who led the company from 2003 until 2013. “Under his leadership Belgacom got listed on […]

Belgacom appoints new CEO

The Belgian government has appointed the executive vice-president of Belgacom’s consumer business unit, Dominique Leroy, as the telco’s new CEO.  The move comes after the government, which is the majority owner of Belgacom, ousted previous boss Didier Bellens in November, claiming it had lost confidence in Bellens due to his “repeated criticism” of the authorities. Leroy […]

Belgacom looks for new CEO after government fires Bellens

Belgian telco Belgacom has said it is searching for a new permanent CEO after the Belgian government, which is the majority owner of the firm, ousted current boss Didier Bellens at the end of last week. In a statement, Belgacom said it has “taken note of the Government’s decision to end the collaboration with Mr. […]