Rudy Provoost is a Belgian businessperson who has been the head of 11 different companies. Currently, he occupies the position of Chairman for Jensen-Group NV.
He is also on the board of Randstad NV, Elia Group SA, Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School and Vlerick Research NV and Member-Business Council at Belgium Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In the past Rudy Provoost held the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Rexel SA Chairman for Rexel North America, Inc. Chairman & President for Rexel Holdings USA Corp. Chairman of Rexel Développement SAS and Chairman of Rexel Electrical Supplies Pty Ltd. (which are all subsidiaries of Rexel SA), Chairman of Rexel Foundation, Chief Executive Office at Philips Consumer Electronics BV, President of European Information Technology Consumer Electronics & Tele, Member-Management Board at Koninklijke Philips NV and Chief Executive Officer, Director & EVP at Signify Holding BV (a subsidiary of Koninklijke Philips NV), Vice President-Europe at Whirlpool Corp. and Vice President-Consumer Services at Whirlpool Belux NV (a subsidiary of Whirlpool Corp.), Chairman at LG Philips LCD Poland SP zoo, General Manager-Marketing at Canon Belgium NV and Project Manager at Procter & Gamble Benelux NV.
He received an undergraduate degree and an MBA from Ghent University.