Board member: Patrick De Brabandere

Name Patrick De Brabandere
Title Non-Independent Director
Audit and Risk Committee Chairman
Renumeration committee Member
End of mandate 2026


Patrick De Brabandere serves on the Supervisory Board since the SGM of 23 March 2023 as a non-independent member.  He is the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Patrick De Brabandere holds a degree in Applied Economic Sciences from UCL Louvain-la Neuve. He started his career at the audit firm Arthur Andersen. In 1987, he joined Almabo, the former holding company of the Saverys family, as Project Controller. He became CFO of CMB NV in 1998 and was appointed director of CMB NV in 2002. In 2003, following the partial demerger of Exmar NV from CMB NV, he became director and CFO of Exmar NV, then COO. In 2020 he became CFO of Exmar NV again until June 2022. He currently is a director of CMB NV and he also sits on the board of CMB.TECH NV since April 2021.