Chair of the Reynaers Group
In 1980, Martine started her career as Financial Analyst of Technicon in Paris, a subsidiary of the American Revlon Group. In 1982, she was appointed Financial Manager of Wexal International Ltd, an aluminium extrusion company in Enniscorthy, Ireland. In 1983, she moved to the Reynaers headquarters in Belgium, where she took up the position of Financial Manager. From 1986 onwards, Martine has been the Managing Director of Reynaers until June 2021 when she retired from this position and was appointed Chair of the Board.
In her role as Reynaers Group's CEO during the 30 years, Martine has set an excellent track record in realizing sustainable growth which has only been possible thanks to committed co-workers, a professional management team and strong partnerships with all our stakeholders. Respect, partnership, loyalty and innovation have been directing Martine’s approach in doing business and also resulted in creating an excellent brand image in all our markets. Clear objectives for the coming years and fully cautioned by the Board of Directors of Reynaers are the transmission of know-how and values including the respect for the corporate governance rules put in place to the next generation. Next to this Martine keeps a strong focus on innovation, digitization and sustainability in all aspects and in particular in reducing the ecologic footprint through Reynaers' products and market approach and in our internal processes.
Martine Reynaers holds a law degree (1979) from the Catholic University Leuven (Belgium) and an MBA degree (1980) from INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France).
Martine is married with a French national, she has four grown-up children and lives alternately in Brussels and Paris. Her interests are continuous education, a strong commitment to safeguard the future of our planet by reducing her own ecologic footprint, the well-being of people, travelling, art and outdoor activities.