Dirk Tirez appointed to bpost board

Belgian postal operator bpost’s shareholders have appointed its CEO Dirk Tirez as director of the company in a general shareholders’ meeting. He is to be in the role for six years commencing 1st July 2021.

Ms. Audrey Hanard, Chair of the Board said, “The Board of Directors is confident in Dirk to lead bpost in the coming years. Together with him, we look forward to continuing the long-term transformation into an internationally growing key player in e-commerce logistics while continuing to ensure the essential services in Belgium.”

Tirez has been CEO and interim CEO for around a year. He started his career at a New York law firm and was a member of the New York State Bar. He has worked in government too as European general counsel, and joined bpost in 2003.

At bpost, Tirez was member of the Group Executive Committee in charge of Strategy, M&A, Active Portfolio Management, Legal Corporate, Compliance, Regulatory & Public Affairs.  He is also Chairman of the board of directors of bpost bank.

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