Our management team

They operate as a dynamic team that guides our organization towards sustainable and further European expansion.
Both experienced and skilled, our management team is eager to take up the challenges ahead. 

Geert Pauwels, Chief Executive Officer

Geert is responsible for Lineas since 2008. Initially, this activity was part of the Belgian National Railway operator SNCB and had to be restructured fundamentally in order to survive. Since 2015, with the entry of Argos Soditic as a private equity shareholder for 69%, Lineas has the mission to realize the modal shift from truck to rail. Before taking on this mission, Geert worked at McKinsey, where he advised CEOs during the restructuring of multinational companies in the logistics, pharmaceutical and telecom sectors in different locations in the US, Asia and Europe.

Jan De Raeymaeker, Finance

Jan joined Lineas as Chief Financial Officer in May 2019, bringing valuable experience from his past work as CFO at Brussels Airlines and multiple roles as strategic advisor. Jan oversees the Finance, Legal and Purchasing teams as well as the Transformation program.

Kurt Coffyn, Operations

Kurt has joined Lineas as Chief Operations Officer in November 2019. He has more than 25 years’ experience in leading complex end-to-end supply chains and operations in multinational organisations such as Cargill, Barry-Callebaut, Ontex, Stanley, and General Electric.

Lars Redeligx, Commercial

Lars has joined Lineas as Chief Commercial Officer in January 2020. He has more than 20 years’ experience in leading commercial teams at logistics and aviation companies such as LSG Group, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa.

Mark Geuens, Data and Information

Mark has been concentrating on the digitization of Lineas as Executive Director for ICT & Innovation since May 2018. Previously, he was IT Director at Cigna Health Benefits and held multiple roles, among which Head of Domain – Network Express, at DHL.

Jan Luyten, Human Resources

Jan Luyten has joined Lineas as Chief Human Resources Officer on March 1st 2020. He has more than 20 years’ experience in HR, of which the majority in international business environments, most recently as Vice President of HR for the Packaging Inks & Resins division of Flint Group.