Christian Van Thillo

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Christian Van Thillo (born Antwerp, Belgium, 25 March 1962) is a Belgian businessman. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Aurex-De Persgroep, a leading Belgian media concern, which owns the Belgian newspapers Het Laatste Nieuws and De Morgen. De Persgroep also owns 50% of the Vlaamse Media Maatschappij (VMMa), holding of Belgian commercial TV and Radio stations.

Education[edit]

He obtained a Master's degree in law at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, (Leuven, Belgium) and an MBA from Duke University, (North Carolina, United States).

Career[edit]

In 1989 he became Group Managing Director of De Persgroep, and in 1990 Chief Executive - General Manager of Aurex NV. His present position is CEO of De Persgroep NV. In addition he is a member of the Regency Committee, of the National Bank of Belgium (NBB). Christian Van Thillo is a member of the Belgian business club Cercle de Lorraine.

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