Dr.-Ing. Jochen Pflug
Graduated in 1994 from the University of Applied Science Aachen in Aerospace Engineering. In 1996 he received his master degree in Polymer and Composites Engineering from the K.U.Leuven. From 1996 to 2005 he was research assistant in the Composites Materials Research Group at the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering (MTM) of the K.U.Leuven. Since 2005 Jochen Pflug is Chairman of the Board and since April 2007 Chief Executive Officer of EconCore.
Graduated and received his masters degree in 1991 from the University of Applied Science Aachen in Electrical Engineering. Worked for small, medium and large sized companies all over Europe, North- and South America in various company ownership structures from privately held to listed companies as well as VC and PE owned. Industries from Aerospace and Automotive to Chemical and B2C companies. Was part of a successful IPO and is an expert in increasing top and bottom line.
Jan Balcke graduated as Diplom-Ökonom at Leuphana-University Lueneburg in 2002 has many years of experience in the business areas of consulting, public relations, Real estate, market research and aviation industry (Airbus). In Airbus he was the Head of Vocational Training and Human Relations 4.0 project leader, which aims to adapt new practices and skills on aircraft manufacturing transformation challenges. There he was deeply involved in a couple of Carbon fiber composite training courses. Since 2021 he is the Chief Operating Officer at Cyberagency Germany.
MBA. Walter Van de Weyer
Graduated as Master in Applied Economics, UFSIA (Antwerp) in 1986 and holds a post-graduate in Business Administration (VUB Brussels 1991). He has held senior financial positions in large Multinational Companies (Schindler Lifts, VF Europe, Valeo,..) as well as in SMEs like Xperthis, in various industries and international constellations. The common denominator being change management in all its aspects (IT platforms, (de)centralization of services, nonlinear growth, etc..). Today he manages as CFO the ECONCORE group finances and HR and acts as liaison between the company and its stakeholders.