Press release


Aalst-Erembodegem (Belgium), 11 September 2014 – Ontex Group NV (Euronext: Ontex) announces the appointment of Philip Ludwig as Head of Investor Relations and Financial Communications, effective 8 September, 2014.

In this newly-created function, Philip will be based at Ontex headquarters in Aalst. He will be responsible for developing our relations with the financial markets and managing all aspects of our financial communications and investor relations programs.

Philip has nearly 10 years of experience in leading investor relations programs in the consumer goods and chemicals sectors. Most recently, he was Head of Investor Relations at Tessenderlo Group, an international specialty chemicals company with headquarters in Brussels, where he built and led the first-ever IR program. Prior to this role, he was Vice President of IR at AB InBev, responsible for all investor relations activities.

Before moving into investor relations, Philip worked in senior finance and strategy roles at AB InBev and Philips, as well as at UK and US chemicals companies.


Maarten Verbanck

Phone: +32 53 33 36 20

Geoffroy Raskin