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Christian Vergeylen

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Christian Vergeylen, born in 1958 , graduated from the Solvay Business School (Brussels) and began working at SOLVAY, in 1982, in Chemicals sales in Brussels and in Basel (CH).

Since 1989, he has held different management positions in plastic processing: in plastic pipes and fittings until 1995 and then in the flexible industrial films & sheets division.

Since 2000 he was the CEO of RENOLIT BELGIUM at Oudenaarde, Belgium and of the Waterproofing Business unit. These activities were acquired from SOLVAY by RENOLIT SE in 2006.

Additionally, since 2006 he has also been the CEO of RENOLIT ONDEX in Chevigny (F) which produces bi-stretched corrugated and flat PVC sheets. Moreover, he is also a board member of RENOLIT NORDIC and RENOLIT HUNGARY. 

Since the beginning, Christian has been actively involved in the Association-world in order to promote the interests and the sustainability of the plastic processing industry: locally as vice-president of FEDERPLAST, Belgium; as a member of the Local board of the Chamber of Commerce (VOKA) and also at the European level as past-secretary of TEPPFA (pipes) and past-president of ESWA (roofing membranes).

In 2013, he was nominated as Chairman of Recovinyl and member of the boards of VinylPlus and the Vinyl Foundation.