Executive Committee

Roles and responsibilities

You can find more information on the roles, responsibilities, operation and remuneration in:


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Luc Tack, Chief Executive Officer

On the 18th of December, 2013, Luc Tack was appointed CEO of Tessenderlo Group. Luc Tack is Managing Director of the Picanol Group (Picanol NV). The Picanol Group is an international group that specializes in the development, production and sale of weaving machines and other high-technology products, systems and services. Since November 2013, the Picanol Group, through one of its daughter companies, became the main shareholder of Tessenderlo Group NV.

Luc Tack is a genuine entrepreneur who owns and runs an extended global network of businesses in various industries, such as cleaning and water treatment, as well as the production and trading of home textiles.

Miguel de Potter, Chief Financial Officer

On January 1, 2024, Mr. Miguel de Potter has joined as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Tessenderlo Group. Mr. de Potter has a Master’s degree in Financial Management (Vlerick Business School) as well as a Master’s degree in Law (UCLouvain). He also has nearly 20 years of experience in financial positions, including the roles of CFO at Exmar (Euronext: EXM) and Group Chief Value Officer at Van Marcke.

Sandra Hoeylaerts, Chief Transformation Officer

Mrs. Sandra Hoeylaerts, who started on September 27, 2023, as Chief HR Officer at Tessenderlo Group, has taken up the position of Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) on January 1, 2024. Mrs. Hoeylaerts has a Master’s degree in Commercial Engineering (EHSAL) and a degree in Human Resources Management (Vlerick Business School). She also has over 25 years of experience in various HR and business functions at, among other companies, Accenture, Huntsman, and Eurofins.