Belgium's Managers of the Year are women

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8 January 2004, BRUSSELS – Two women have been nominated as the Flemish and Walloon Managers of the Year 2003, a prize sponsored by Trends-Tendances Magazine.

8 January 2004

BRUSSELS – Two women have been nominated as the Flemish and Walloon Managers of the Year 2003, a prize sponsored by Trends-Tendances Magazine.

Martine Reynaers of Reynaers Aluminium received the 19th trophy for Manager of the Year in Flanders along with French-speaking Marie-Anne Belfroid-Ronveaux, head of the Ronveaux construction group, was honoured.

Reynaers has been CEO of Antwerp-based Reynaers Aluminium for 20 years, after starting out in the company as its financial manager in 1983. 

The company, which specialises in aluminium profiles, employs 760 workers, is active in 20 countries, and posts a turnover of EUR 170 million.

Reynaers studied law at the University of Leuven and got an MBA at the Insead school near Paris. She is only the second Flemish woman to ever have received the title of Manager of the Year.

Belfroid-Ronveaux has been at the head of Ronveaux since 1980, a Ciney-based building company founded by her father in 1927.

The company started with the construction of electricity lines and lampposts and later diversified, now employing 330 people and posting a turnover of EUR 30 million.

Subject: Belgian news

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