Dirk Leemans

Colruyt, a family company from Lembeek in Flemish Brabant, first appeared about 80 years ago. Today, they have grown from a small business into a whole family of companies: Colruyt Group. They offer numerous retail chains, own brands and activities, and are flourishing in three countries.

Dirk Leemans has no less than 24 years of experience in various positions within the Colruyt Group. In addition to his Industrial Engineering degree, he also completed a Master’s degree in Industrial Policy. 

He launched is career as a software engineer within the IT department responsible for developing a logistics IT platform. As such, his interest in supply chain was awakened. 

Dirk has held various managerial positions in IT, with supply chain being a common deminator. Two years ago, he stepped into the business department. Today, he is responsible for Centre of Excellence Supply Chain of the Colruyt Group.

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