Name: Hendrik ("Rik") Van Landeghem

Position: Full professor of Operational Excellence

Role in project: Steering board

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Education: MSc. Electromechanical engineering (UGent, 1979), PhD in Applied Sciences (UGent, 1984)

Experience: Rik Van Landeghem started his career in industry as consultant, Plant Manager and MIS director. He then joined Ghent University where he is heading the Research Center for In-Plant Logistics. He is an expert in Lean implementation methods and logistics systems, where he combines his industry experience with academic concepts. Prof. Van Landeghem is Fellow of the European Academy of Industrial Management (AIM) and Senior Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE).


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