Marc Coucke, Non-Executive Director
Length of service
Appointed to the Board on Admission
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
Key skills and experience
Marc founded Omega Pharma in 1987 and developed the company into a leading pan-European OTC health and personal care business. Marc has served as both chairman and chief executive officer of Omega Pharma. Following the sale thereof in 2015 to Perrigo Company plc for €3.6 billion, Marc invests via his private investment firm Alychlo NV in several listed and non-listed companies.
Marc currently serves as chairman of Mithra Pharmaceuticals (EBR: MITRA) and as non-executive director of Fagron (EBR: FAGR), in addition to a number of private companies.
Marc graduated as a pharmacist from the University of Ghent after which he completed an MBA at the Vlerick Leuven-Gent Management School. He was also awarded, as Chief Executive Officer of Omega Pharma, the EY Flemish Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2002.