René Xavier Thiébaud

René Xavier Thiébaud has a Civil Engineering degree from the University of Liège, and Postgraduate studies at Harvard Business School (Management and Finance) and Insead (Marketing).  He has an extensive professional presence in the private sector in various countries: 7 years as Project Manager in multinationals in Turkey, Belgium & Nigeria and 30 years as General Manager & Managing Director in subsidiaries of the Belgian group ETEX in Africa (Burundi & Nigeria), South America (Peru), Europe (Greece), Asia (P.R.China). He is experienced in: Management, Company Development, Finance, ΗR, Marketing & Sales.

“I believe that a key aspect in dealing with multicultural environments is the necessity to understand, respect and adapt to each country’s culture; a process important for the successful development of both the company and oneself”.