Philippe Vlerick

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Philippe baron Vlerick (born 8 June 1955), is a Belgian businessman. He was born in Kortrijk, the son of Lucien Vlerick and Thérèse Vandewiele. He is a nephew of André Vlerick and married to Patricia Bouckaert.


He is chairman and CEO of the denim producer Uco Textiles and also manages Bic Carpets, a manufacturer of designer carpets founded by his father in 1956. In 2005, he started on a strategic alliance with the Indian Raymond Group. In 2006, he was Manager of the Year in Belgium.[1] He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Vlerick Business School[2] and a Director of the KBC Group.


  • Commisaris general of Europalia India
  • President of the Belgo-Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry" (BICC & I).


  • 2008: Created Baron Vlerick, by command of King Albert.
  • 2013: commander in the Order of Leopold.[3]


  1. ^ Manager van het Jaar: Philippe Vlerick (in Dutch)
  2. ^ "Citrix Access Gateway". 
  3. ^ Numac : 2014015268