Corporate governance

Our philosophy is: "The right people in the right place". Our Board of Directors provides experience and expertise through professional and skilled people who guarantee Sofico's mission and strategy. We strive for correct policies and transparent management. Our goal is to create an ideal operational environment for our team, customers and partners.

The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors has five members:

Executive directors Gémar Hompes and Piet Maes and non-executive directors, Paul Vangerven (chairman), Bruno Van Loocke and Luc De Vos.

Their experience in business and technology, strategic planning and analysis, together with their extensive knowledge of our business adds great value to the whole Sofico team.

board of directors






Sofico's mision and strategy are guaranteed by its current management structure, and the skilled teams offering know-how based on years of experience in the industry.

Gémar Hompes – Managing Director

Gémar Hompes - Managing DirectorGémar Hompes has been with Sofico for more than 10 years. He knows the leasing industry in detail. As a general manager, he set up Sofico Services Australia and streamlined the management and structure of Sofico Services Benelux.


Piet Maes – Technology & Product Manager

Piet Maes – Technology & Product ManagerPiet Maes is one of the founders of Sofico and a pioneer in the development of our products. He is the architect of Leasebase and Miles' spiritual father.



Walter Maes – Development Manager

Walter MaesWalter Maes has been working for Sofico for more than 15 years. He started as Systems Architect for WebIntegrator, before taking on responsibility for the development and quality control for the Leasebase, Web and Business Intelligence teams as Development Manager. Since 2005, Walter is head of the Product Unit.

Jan Bouckaert – Business Development Manager

Jan Bouckaert - Business Development ManagerJan Bouckaert has over 20 years of experience in the leasing and fleet management industry, both nationally and internationally. He uses his expertise to help Sofico realize its strategy.


Koenraad Van Grimbergen – Sofico Services Australia Manager

Koenraad Van Grimbergen - Sofico Services Australia ManagerKoenraad Van Grimbergen is General Manager of Sofico Service Australia and responsible for the Asia Pacific region. He has more than 10 years of  experience in the international leasing and fleet management sector.