Everlam appoints financial director

Laurent Verhelst is Everlam’s new Financial Director

Everlam’s new financial director is Laurent Verhelst, who reports to CEO Harald Hamer, and succeeds Ilse Tielemans.

Everlam, manufacturer of high-quality polyvinyl butyral (PVB) film for laminated architectural glass, has appointed Laurent Verhelst as Financial Director, reporting to the company CEO Harald Hamer and succeeding to Ilse Tielemans who remains a key part of the financial team.

Mr Verhelst joined Everlam from Stanley Black & Decker, world leader in the tools industry, where he worked for 17 years in various financial positions with increasing functional and regional responsibilities. Prior to that, Mr Verhelst worked at Dow Chemical and Parisbas.

Commenting on this new appointment, Harald Hammer said: “Laurent brings a wealth of international experience gained in top notch global companies and I am delighted that we could attract a financial expert of such calibre. Good finance is an essential cornerstone to our ambitious growth plans on the laminated architectural safety glass market worldwide. I trust Laurent to strengthen our solid financial foundation and develop close collaboration with our commercial team.”

Laurent Verhelst commented: “I’m pleased to work with the brilliant Everlam team. We have a world of opportunities around us that we are transforming into increased presence on the market. I will apply a hands-on approach while focusing on customer needs to achieve a win-win situation for our company and its customers. I look forward to being part of the Everlam family and contributing to building the business”.