Shaping the planet and facilitating economic prosperity for more than 140 years
DEME is a world leader in the highly specialised fields of dredging, marine engineering and environmental remediation.The Group can build on more than 140 years of know-how and experience and has fostered a pioneering approach throughout its history, being a front runner in innovation and new technologies.
Although DEME's activities originated with its core dredging business, the portfolio diversified substantially over the decades. Today's activities encompass dredging, land reclamation, hydraulic engineering, services for the offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries and environmental works.
DEME's vision is to work towards a sustainable future by offering solutions for global, worldwide challenges: rising sea levels, climate change, the transition towards renewable energy, polluted rivers and soils, growing population and the scarcity of natural resources.
While the company's roots are in Belgium, DEME has built a strong presence in all of the world's seas and continents, operating in more than 90 countries worldwide. DEME can rely on 4,600 highly skilled professionals across the globe. With a versatile fleet of over 100 main vessels, backed by a broad range of auxiliary equipment, DEME can provide solutions for even the most complex projects.
F.l.t.r.: Christel Goetschalckx, Secretary of the Management Team - Philip Hermans, Area Director Asia and Oceania & General Manager Dredging International - Eric Tancré, Area Director North Europe - Hugo Bouvy, General Manager Tideway - Steven Poppe, Area Director Africa - Lucas Bols, General Manager Tideway - Els Verbraecken, Chief Financial Officer - Dirk Poppe, Area Director Europe and Russia & Managing Director Ecoterres Holding - Alain Bernard, Director & Chief Executive Officer - Luc Vandenbulcke, Deputy Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director GeoSea - Tom Lenaerts, Chief Legal Officer - Bart Verboomen, Managing Director Technical Department & General Manager Baggerwerken Decloedt & Zn. - Pierre Potvliege, Area Director Indian Subcontinent - Wim Biesemans, Managing Director DEME Concessions - Theo Van De Kerckhove, Chief Operating Officer - Hans Casier, Human Resources Director - Bernard Paquot, Area Director Middle East - Martin Ockier, Area Director Benelux - Pierre Catteau, Area Director Mediterranean, South and Middle Americas
Board of Directors
Luc Bertrand, Chairman,
Renaud Bentégeat, Managing Director CFE,
Jan Suykens, Koen Janssen, Alain Bernard, John-Eric Bertrand, Piet Dejonghe, Directors.