Brussels, February 16, 2012
The Embassy of Canada in Brussels is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Frédéric L. Agneessens, a well-respected Belgian businessman, as Honorary Consul of Canada for Flanders.
In his capacity as Honorary Consul, Mr. Agneessens will be able to increase Canada's visibility and presence in this important region of Belgium.
Mr. Agneessens is eminently qualified for his new duties.
He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the European University in Antwerp, a Masters of Business Administration in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona (USA), and a Postgraduate Degree in Finance from KU Leuven.
He is bilingual Dutch-French, speaks English fluently and some German.
Mr. Agneessens is the Managing Director of Axxess Partners, an entrepreneurial private investment and advisory firm, and has extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions as well as in private equity transactions.
He has been Deputy Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Canada-Belgium-Luxembourg since 2003 and is a Member of the Board of vzw België-Canada.
Mr. Frédéric L. Agneessens
Honorary Consul of Canada for Flanders
Cell Phone: 0475 92 92 75
Phone: 09 244 5039
It should be noted that consular services (passports, citizenship, consular assistance...) will continue to be delivered by the Consular section of the Embassy in Brussels (see address below).
Embassy of Canada
Avenue de Tervueren, 2
Phone: 02 741 0611
Fax: 02 7410619
Communications and Public Affairs Officer
Embassy of Canada to Belgium and Luxembourg
Avenue de Tervueren 2
Phone +32 2 7410654
Fax +32 2 7410609