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Baron Jean-Pierre Berghmans, MBA'74

Chairman of the Executive Board, Lhoist Group 

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Born in 1949 in Namèche, Belgium

Son of Jean Berghmans, Industrialist, and Baroness Lhoist
Married with Countess Katherine d'Aspremont Lynden
Three daughters (Mélanie, Sibylle and Valentine)

Groupe Lhoist, Saint-Jean-des-Bois, 1342 Limelette, Belgium
Avenue Roger Vandendriessche 69, 1150 Brussels, Belgium
Château de Hoyoux, Hoyoux 1, 4560 Clavier, Belgium

- Degree in Econometrics (honours) - University of Louvain, Belgium
- Master of Business Administration - INSEAD Fontainebleau, France

Joined the LHOIST Group in 1975:
- Member of the Board - Managing Director (1979)
- Chairman of the Executive Board (since 1985)
- Chairman (since 2011)

Other activities
- INSEAD (France): Former Board member; member of the Advisory Council
- Chairman of the Belgian Committee
- University of Louvain (Belgium): Member of the Board of the Louvain Foundation
- Co-founder of the Maison de la Radio Flagey s.a. (Belgium)
- Chairman of the Club des Combins (Verbier, Switzerland)
- Member of the Trilateral Commission (Washington, USA)
- Member of the Tate International Council (London, UK)
- Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur

- Collecting works of art
- Sports : golf, skiing, shooting