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Ruben Lieten's story: From PhD scientist to entrepreneur

Ruben Lieten was a highly-qualified research scientist, working in the super high-tech field of semiconductors. He had always wanted to start something on his own – but thought he lacked the business knowledge to make a success of it. 

Maria Garcia's story: From finance manger to innovation strategist

Maria Garcia Salmones studied engineering before moving into finance and risk management roles at Euroclear, a Belgian financial services company. But by 2016, she was ready for a career change. This took her to Vlerick – and the Executive MBA.

Benoît's story: From employment & labor lawyer to employee relations manager

Benoît Hansez was working as a employment and labor lawyer, advising corporations – but never truly becoming involved in implementing ideas or creating strategy and resolving day-to-day issues of employees.

Sebastien's story: From emergency medicine doctor to medical director

Sebastian Spencer already had an impressive resumé when he decided to take part in an Executive MBA programme at Vlerick. A specialist medical doctor, university lecturer and instructor, he had just transitioned from a Head of Emergency Medicine position to become the Medical Director of a 500-bed hospital in Brussels.

Hanna Mustonen's story: From pharmacist to future operations leader

Growing up in Finland, Hanna Mustonen wasn’t sure what she wanted to be. Her  mum ran a pharmacy, so when the time came for her to select a degree subject, the sciences seemed a natural choice.

Jennifer Buyck's story: From assistant manager to entrepreneurial thinker

Jennifer’s career in hospitality has taken her all over the world – including Paris, where she took on a managerial position at a Hyatt hotel in 2017. But she felt she was lacking some business fundamentals – and decided an MBA would be a good next step for her career.

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