Altior - Waregem

Bea Caenepeel

HOL 4462

  • Office: Altior - Waregem
  • Location: Waregem, Belgium
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Bea has over 25 years  experience in Human Resources and Human Capital Management.

For 12 years she worked for Meeremans & Bloemen (which later became De Witte & Morel / Hudson), where she was a driving force behind the expansion of the agency and where she was jointly responsible for the Meeremans & Bloemen salary surveys. As a senior consultant, she recruited top talent for leading clients such as Unilin Quick-Step.She then spent 6 years at Unilin Mohawk Group as Corporate HR Director and as a member of the management committee. In addition to developing the professional HR organization, she was also responsible for attracting top talent for the various international sites at management and Board level.

In 2006, she co-founded Altior, and has been Managing Partner since then.

With Altior, Bea  specializes in attracting leadership for family owned companies. She has experience with almost every industry and throughout her career with almost every function.  Bea’s combination of expertise, dedication and network makes her a respected sounding board for numerous CEO’s and company owners seeking guidance on leadership.

Liesbeth Benoit

HOL 4495

  • Office: Altior - Waregem
  • Location: Waregem, Belgium
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Liesbeth obtained a Master’s Degree  in Applied Economics at the University of Ghent. Passionate about the combination of people and business, she started her career in recruitment in 2004.  After a short experience in direct search, she joined Robert Half as a Consultant for both interim and permanent recruitment.Liesbeth obtained a Master’s Degree  in Applied Economics at the University of Ghent. 

In 2008, she was asked by the board of directors of the family company owned by her parents to reorganize the company. Liesbeth has been part of the board of directors since then.

In  2015 she returned to her roots in recruitment and started as Business Development Manager for BDO Interim Management in West & East-Flanders. Her recruitment skills as well as her strong commercial drive contributed to the growth of this profitable business line.In  2016 Liesbeth joined the Altior team as Associate Partner.

 

Jan Verstraeten

HOL 4470

  • Office: Altior - Waregem
  • Location: Waregem, Belgium
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Jan combines a Master’s Degree in Applied Economic Sciences (UFSIA Antwerp University)  with over 20 years  experience in Executive Search and Human Resources Consultancy.Jan combines a Master’s Degree in Applied Economic Sciences (UFSIA Antwerp University)  with over 20 years  experience in Executive Search and Human Resources Consultancy.

He started out at Schelstraete & Desmedt Executive Search, where he became Client Manager. In that function, he supported his clients in attracting and assessing key employees by means of Executive Search and management assessment assignments.

After 13 years he joined MenT Associates, where he managed the Ghent office for 3 years as Branch Manager. He specialised further in Executive Search and management audits, and supported clients with the introduction of competence management.

He has often acted as a guest lecturer and trainer in topics such as competence management, interview and selection techniques and general HR management themes. He has sat on various jury panels for top positions in the public sector. In 2011 he joined Altior Executive Search  where he has been a Partner since 2012. Jan’s main sector expertise is in industry, FMCG and the non-profit sector. He  has completed numerous assignments on C-level as well as searches for specialist roles.

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Founded in 2006, Altior is a leading executive search firm in Belgium.  We recruit, assess and select candidates for executive positions (managers, directors, C-level). 

We guide outstanding  talent towards our clients,  talent that lifts our clients’ business to a higher (“altior” in Latin) level.  It is by providing our clients with exceptional  leadership that we create additional value for their business: in other words, “Business powered by people”. In-depth knowledge of our clients’ business combined with extended expertise of the labour market is the basis for our proven track record in C-level assignments. This sophisticated blend of industry knowledge and the art of assessing talent leads us to exceptional  leaders who can apply their leadership skills in our clients’ business immediately.

As a generalist executive search firm, we support our clients across a range of industries and professional services in their mission to attract and assess candidates for  their key functions. We cover all functional areas on the executive level, always with an eye to diversity and with respect for our clients’ culture and singularity.

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