Rudy Provoost is a Belgian businessperson who has been at the head of 11 different companies. Presently, he occupies the position of Chairman at Jensen-Group NV. Mr. Provoost 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 his past career Rudy Provoost occupied the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Rexel SA Chairman at Rexel North America, Inc. Chairman & President of Rexel Holdings USA Corp. Chairman of Rexel Développement SAS and Chairman at Rexel Electrical Supplies Pty Ltd. (which are all subsidiaries of Rexel SA), Chairman for Rexel Foundation, Chief Executive Office at Philips Consumer Electronics BV, President for 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 of LG Philips LCD Poland SP zoo, General Manager-Marketing at Canon Belgium NV and Project Manager at Procter & Gamble Benelux NV.
Mr. Provoost received an undergraduate degree and an MBA from Ghent University.