Bernard Ghins


Flagey building
Rue du Belvédèrestraat 29
B-1050 Brussels

Bernard Ghins joined Eric Salmon & Partners at the creation of the Brussels Office. He conducts searches and management assessment projects primarily in the sectors of industry, FMCG and healthcare.

Bernard started his career as a field engineer in the Gulf countries where he contributed to building desalination plants in the area.

He thereafter joined Cummins, a US-based engine manufacturer, where he held several positions of sales, marketing and general management in France and Europe.

After a 4-year period where he was a Partner another executive search firm, he joined the HeidelbergCement Group where, during 13 years, he occupied top functions in strategy and operations in Turkey, Belgium and The Netherlands.

A Belgian national, Bernard is an electrical engineer from the Catholic University of Louvain, holds an MBA from INSEAD (1978 class) and is Certified Professional Coach (ICF).

Sector expertise

Industry, Life Sciences, Professional Services


French, Dutch, English, German