Wim Wuyts is a seasoned professional in the international tax world and is now for about 8 years Vice-President, Global Head of Tax at Bekaert. He is part of the Bekaert Global Senior Leadership Team and plays an active role in leadership development and organizational change programs at Bekaert.
He has 20 years of global experience, leading global tax organizations and heading up major corporate reorganization programs. He has extensive M&A experience (over 50 deals, on all continents in all shapes and forms with main focus on structuring and financing).
As Program Director at CEDEP he spends 8 weeks a year on the INSEAD Campus in Fontainebleau co-leading the flagship General Management Program.
He is a frequently asked dynamic speaker at conferences, business schools, leadership programs and company events of which all revenue goes to his charity organization No Mountain Too High.
In 2004, he created the Belgian informal Tax Think Tank.
He is now more than 4 years the Chairman of the Tax Committee of the VBO-FEB (Belgian Employers Federation) and plays an active role in the Belgian legislative field.
In 2013, he was nominated for the 2013 Tax Man award.
Together with friends and experts, Wim has written the bestseller TWEAK IT! (2009) , a book on “mindful coaching”. The entire profit of the 9,000 sold books is donated to a charity project in India (www.vanakam.be).
His second book, “Ergens halverwege, een visie op internationaal fiscaal management” is available at Knopsbooks.com since October 21, 2013. The book is translated in English “On a Journey”.
In December 2013 he formally founded the “No Mountain Too High”-foundation (VZW).
Late 2015 Wim created the International School for Tax Leadership based on the CEDEP/INSEAD campus in Fontainebleau. The one week program already runs in Fontainebleau and will rotate through Sillicon Valley and Singapore.