Willy Van Overschée was the CEO of CIMCIL from Jan. 2012 until end of 2016. CIMCIL is an independant training center, specialized in workshops and education programs in Operations Management, Lean Management and Supply Chain Management, active internationally for several global enterprises.
Willy is a former IBM-er, having started in 1977 as a systems engineer, and soon after called towards commercial and management responsibilities. He continued his career in the management team of IBM Europe in various responsibilities for the industrial and distribution markets. He returns to the Benelux in 2005, serving as a member of the executive team, both covering the Industries market and supply chain roles.
He is a guest professor at the University of Ghent in the Master program in Industrial Management and CIMCIL board member since 1995. He also was a co-founder in the early existence of Möbius Research & Consulting, meanwhile a leading supply chain consulting firm in Belgium.
He was elected as a full member of the prestigious Royal Academy of Belgium in Engineering, Science and Technology in 1999, where he has been leading several cross-disciplinary academic workgroups in the field of logistics and mobility.
He co-created the European section of the ASEM association in 2018 and is driving a rapid development in the EU 27 countries.Willy (27 juli 1953) is a civil engineer (MSc, 1976), PH Fellow, married, and has two children and two grand-children. Besides his professional interests, he is passionate about contemporary arts and an active leader in cultural societies.
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