Full integrated support with experience and professionalism in each domain

Marc Van Hoof Marc Van Hoof
Founding Managing Partner Be Welcome

Marc has spent 18 years of his professional career in general management, marketing, sales and business development on international level in companies as Mars, Beckers and Wessanen. His broad business understanding and a strong customer focus provided a solid base to start up his own company Be Welcome in 2003 together with his wife Tine Soers. Over the years they built up an outstanding reputation in relocation services, business development and international recruitment with a common drive “International Mobility with a local touch”.

Sandrine Le Clef Sandrine Le Clef
Legal Expert for Be Welcome & Be Wanted

Sandrine is a Legal specialist with a legal background, focussing on international immigration and social security matters. She started her professional career as a paralegal at several law firms in the Antwerp area and continued at PwC working for local and international clients within different areas and industries. Her skills and expertise cover Global Mobility Expat Management, International immigration, Visa, Work permits, Self-Employment, Residence permits & Social Security legislation.

Serge De Wilde Serge De Wilde
Project Manager Be Welcome Business Development

Over the last 20 years Serge has built up a career in the luxury industry with a focus on Business Development, Strategic Marketing, Business start ups, sales and distribution channels in Europe, Middle East, Russia and Far East for brands such as Dirk Bikkembergs (Commercial Director Worldwide) and many more. Serge studied Applied Economic Sciences at the University of Antwerp and combines a solid commercial & marketing background with a creative mind, both key skills to support our customers in the challenging world of fashion and design.

Tine Soers Tine Soers
Founding Managing Partner Be Welcome

Tine obtained a Master in Applied Economic Sciences at the University of Antwerp and an MBA Marketing at the University of Birmingham UK. She worked for 12 years in marketing and sales in companies as Mars, Pietercil, Aral, Q8 Petroleum. Besides the general management of Be Welcome she develops and teaches the trainings : “Cultural Training – an introduction to Belgium” and “Intercultural Management Training – working in a multicultural team”. Tine and Marc share a joined passion for quality and service across cultural boundaries.

Ronald Goovaerts Ronald Goovaerts
Local Partner Portugal & Spain

During the last 20 years Ronald was actively involved in many international projects in more than 15 countries. During his 20 years of living in Portugal and working on the Iberian Island, he acquired a profound knowledge of both countries’ social culture, people and business. His HR experience as a trainer, coach and entrepreneur combined with an engineering degree makes the ideal mix to support Be Welcome and Be Wanted in the activities of Business Development and International Recruitment.