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NV Bekaert SA (BEKSF)

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NV Bekaert SA

Bekaertstraat 2
Zwevegem 8550
32 5 676 61 00

IndustryMetal Fabrication
Full-time employees27,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Yves KerstensCEO & DirectorN/AN/A1966
Mr. Taoufiq BoussaidChief Financial OfficerN/AN/A1971
Dr. Barry S. SnyderChief Operations OfficerN/AN/A1962
Dr. Ernst LutzSenior VP & Chief Innovation and Technology OfficerN/AN/A1966
Mr. Gunter Van CraenChief Digital & Information OfficerN/AN/A1970
Guy MarksVice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Philip EyskensChief Legal & Compliance OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Katelijn BohezChief Communications Officer and VP of Sustainable Finance & Community RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Kerstin ArtenbergChief Human Resources OfficerN/AN/A1972
Mr. Geert VoetSenior Vice President Steel Wire Solutions AmericasN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2017, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


NV Bekaert SA engages in the provision of steel wire transformation and coating technologies worldwide. The company operates through four business units: Rubber Reinforcement, Steel Wire Solutions, Specialty Businesses, and Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group. The Rubber Reinforcement Business unit develops, manufactures, and supplies steel tire cord and bead wire products and solutions for the tire sector. The Steel Wire Solutions Business unit is involved in the development, manufacture, and supply of various steel wire products and solutions for sectors, including energy and utilities, mining, construction, agriculture, automotive, and consumer goods. The Specialty Business unit develops and manufactures reinforce concrete, masonry, plaster, and asphalt; fiber technologies products for filtration, heat-resistant textiles, electroconductive textiles, and hydrogen electrolysis technologies, as well as the safe discharge of static energy, sensor technologies, and semiconductor applications; gas and hydrogen burners, and residential and commercial heat exchangers; and reinforcement solutions for rubber hoses and belts. The Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group unit offers steel wire and synthetic ropes for surface and underground mining, offshore and onshore energy, crane and industrial, fishing and marine, and structures; and advanced cords (A-Cords) includes fine steel cords for elevator and timing belts used in construction and equipment markets respectively, window regulator and heating cords for the automotive sector, and Armofor thermoplastic tapes for light-weight pipes in energy markets. The company was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Zwevegem, Belgium.

Corporate governance

NV Bekaert SA’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 February 2024 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 4; Shareholder rights: 3; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.