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May 19th, 2010

Newtec... Moving On Up...

[SatNews] Newtec has announced that Brigitte Boone, formerly the CEO of the Merchant Banking division of the Fortis Bank – and an Executive Board member – has joined Newtec as a member of its Strategic Committee. Boone joins Newtec with extensive knowledge of banking, corporate and structured finance, tax and legal issues across a wide international market place. She has also led international project teams covering mergers and integrations and has an experience as board member in a wide variety of sectors, including technology, media, retail, real estate and food. Boone becomes the second external member of the Strategic Committee, following the appointment last year of Martin De Prycker, the former CEO of Barco. Prior to this Mr. De Prycker had been a long standing member of Alcatel, where she founded the ADSL Broadband products division as well as holding the position of Chief Technology Officer. In 2002, he became CEO and board member of Barco.