Nickel Institute appoints Benoît Van Hecke as Manager, Market Development, Europe

BenoîtBenoît Van Hecke has joined the Nickel Institute to take up the role of Manager, Market Development, Europe.

Richard Matheson, the Nickel Institute's Director, Market Development said, "I am delighted to welcome Benoît to the Nickel Institute's Market Development team. Benoît brings extensive experience of important applications and markets for nickel-containing materials."

Benoît is based in the Nickel Institute's Brussels office. He takes on responsibility for the NI's Market Development activities and partnerships related to the European market.

Benoît joins the Nickel Institute from Aperam Stainless Europe where latterly he was Head of Project Sales for capital goods. His previous experience includes a four-year secondment to Euro Inox as Technical Director.

Benoît is a Belgian citizen. He speaks six European languages and has a Masters of Science in Chemical Engineering as well as a post graduate Business Management degree.