Jean-Claude Vandenbosch – Resume

Name : Jean-Claude VANDENBOSCH (66)
Position : Associate Partner Just in Time Management (JiTM)
Sector experience: As CEO: ICT (Products, Software & Services), Telecom (Mobile & Fix).
As Advisor to CEO’s: Green Energy Photovoltaic Installations, Fiber Infrastructure
& Connectivity, Electrical Car Renting, Secure Entrance Automation & Control, Life & Pension Insurance, Shopping Centers & Retail Parks Management, IP Integration & Operation, IP & Optical OSS Mediation, Cloud Orchestration, Pre Paid Products & e-Money, Digital Library e reading, ICT Transformation, BI & Analytics
Qualifications : Bachelor in Chemical Sciences: ULB (1973)
PhD in Chemical Sciences : ULB (1978)
Business Administration : ULB SBS EM (1982); INSEAD (1991)
LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL (1994)
Directors & SMB’s: ULB SBS EM (2016)
Finance for non Finance Managers : ULB SBS EM (2017)
Contact details : Tel +32 474 475 476
Email jcv@jitm.eu

Experience level

CEO experiences (with International Shareholder experiences – US, UK, NL, FR, GER) (1989 –2013)

MD (1989 -1999)
  • Hewlett Packard
President Belgacom Wireline (2001-2004)
  • Belgacom
CEO (1999 -2001)
  • Orange
CEO BE – VP France, BeLux (2004 –2013)
  • Getronics

Advisor to CEO’s of SMB’s experiences (2013 –today)

  • Energreen
  • YouScribe
  • Network Mining
  • Eurofiber
  • Thin Factory
  • Elips
  • Clear Priority
  • Zen Car
  • Devimo Consult
  • be Charge
  • IP Nexia
  • Automatic Systems
  • Aprico

Specialized in Board Independent Directorship, CEO Leadership Coaching, Company Strategic Planning & Execution, Digital Transformation, Business Modelling, Governance & Compliance, Organizational Development & Team Building, Executive Assessment, Change Management & Communication, Merger & Acquisition/Divestment, Commercial Strategy, Business Development with Belgian Top Management and Public Authorities.

Credentials

Case

Launch of service in BE, after successful development in France

In action

Development of B2B2C partnership in BE

Benefits for clients
  • BeCharge sales partnership closed
  • Proximus, Brussels Airlines, SNCB/NMBS, UbiWay Retail on-going

Case

Founders / Shareholders coaching

In action
  • Governance setup
  • Company Valuation performed
  • 10 Steps Strategic Plan delivered
  • Follow up on implementation & execution
Benefits for clients
  • Shareholdership clarified
  • New organization in place
  • New services offering
  • Business Development via Partnerships
  • Acquisition of competitors
  • Rev/GM growing

Case

Strategic Planning

In action
  • 10 Steps Strategic Plan delivered
  • Company valuation performed
Benefits for clients
  • Portfolio clarified
  • New organization in place
  • Business Dev with Proximus, VOO, BICS, LCL, Orange, Telenet
  • Rev/GM growing

Case

Putting EuroFiber on BE map, after acquisition of Be Telecom from Infrabel

In action
  • Selection of new BE CEO for EuroFiber
  • Intro of Group CEO of EuroFiber to BE main telecom stakeholders
Benefits for clients
  • New CEO hired & on-boarding
  • Group CEO introduced to Proximus, Telenet, Mobistar, BIPT CEO’s & Minister for Telecom

Case

Strategic Planning

In action
  • 10 Steps Strategic Plan delivered
  • Company valuation performed
Benefits for clients
  • M&A documents ( Teaser, IM, Mgnt. Pres., etc…) delivered
  • Company sold

Case
  • Geographical expansion
  • New services development
In action

Capital increase opportunities investigated

Benefits for clients
  • New services offering launched
  • “Pay as you go” expansion

Case

Commercial Strategy Assessment

In action
  • Assessment report delivered
  • Value Selling training program delivere
Benefits for clients
  • New sales organization in place with new Interim Sales Mgr. provided
  • New S&M toolset executed (segmentation, territory distribution, portfolio, lead generation, pipeline, bonus, etc…)
  • Acquisition opportunities analyzed
  • CEO coaching, advice and support to Board

Case
  • CEO coaching
  • Strategic repositioning
In action
  • 10 Step Strategic Plan delivered
  • Implementation follow-up
  • Company Transformation from geographical organization to int’l market divisions
Benefits for clients
  • New WW BU Organization implemented
  • Yearly Rev/GM targets exceeded

Case

Strategic repositioning

In action

10 Step Strategic Plan Capital increase opportunities investigated

Benefits for clients
  • Plan delivered
  • Sounding board to CEO

Case

Business Development

In action
  • 10 Step Strategic Plan delivered
  • Commercial Strategy defined
Benefits for clients
  • Partnership developed with main software vendors
  • Open Source version of CP software

Case

Potential divestment investigation

In action

Definition of potential buyers

Benefits for clients
  • M&A documents delivered
  • Mgmt. Presentation performed. to potential buyers

Case

CEO coaching, advice & support

In action
  • B2C commercial/pricing strategy definition
  • B2B commercial strategy definition
Benefits for clients
  • B2C business growing
  • B2B renting business closed with major Brussels based companies

Case

NWOW project advisory

In action
  • NWOW Roadmap (Culture, Vision, Values, Workspace design, Collaboration tools) delivered
  • Employee Engagement Workshops performed
  • CEO Coaching on change management & communication
Benefits for clients

NWOW project implemented

Other credentials

Other Credentials

  • Royaume de Belgique – Commandeur de l’Ordre de Léopold (2013)
  • Top Management – Wall of Fame (2013)
  • CIO Leadership Summit – Lifetime Achievement Award (2012)
  • Académie Royale de Belgique – Membre de la Classe Technologie et société (2010 – today)
  • Energreen – Board Member (2016 – today)
  • BECI – Board Member (1995 – today)
  • Solvay Brussels School – External teacher – EMM – Strategy (1999 – today)

Past Board Memberships

  • SAP Belgium & Luxembourg
  • Brussels Airline
  • HP belgium
  • EPM
  • Orange
  • Proximus
  • Agoria
  • APX France
  • Solvay Brussels School
  • Getronics