Dominique Leroy new CEO Belgacom

January 9, 2014 11.14 Europe/London By Robert Briel

Dominique LeroyThe Belgian government is expected to announce Dominique Leroy as the new CEO of Belgacom, according to local press.

Leroy has worked at Belgacom since 2011, starting first as consumer sales executive and joining the management team as head of the consumer activities in June 2012.

The official announcement still has to be made and government officials and Belgacom people stress they no final decision has been reached,

Headhunters Russels Reynolds drafted a list of possible candidates with Leroy on top. Other people on the short list included Jean-Paul Philippot (head of public broadcaster RTBf) and Donat Rétif (CEO Truvo).

If appointed, Leroy succeeds CFO Ray Stewart, who has served as interim CEO since Didier Bellens was dismissed in November.