BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND MANAGEMENT
FNG Nordic’s board of directors consists of three (3) members elected by the general meeting of shareholders. The table below sets forth the name and current position of each board member.
Born 1974. Chairman of the board and board member since 2019.
Emmanuel Bracke (Belgian nationality) obtained a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, with a major in Mechanical and Electro-Technical Engineering at KU Leuven. After his studies, he was active in the telecom sector and the IT sector for six years. During this period, he also obtained a Postgraduate in Business Management at the Antwerp Management School. In 2003, he founded FNG together with Anja Maes and Dieter Penninckx, changing sectors to the fashion world. In his position of Director of Operations of the FNG Group, he is in charge of production and distribution, IT and sales.
Born 1974. Managing director and board member since 2019.
Dieter Penninckx (Belgian nationality) obtained a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, with a major in Mechanical and Electro-Technical Engineering at KU Leuven. During his engineering studies, he was also chairperson of VTK, the engineering students’ association. Dieter Penninckx’ entrepreneurial drive manifested early, when he became co-founder of KULeuven spin-off companies in High Tech, until 2002. Deciding to further develop his business skills, he then obtained a second master degree in 2003, in Financial Economics this time (KULeuven). During the same year, he founded FNG, together with Anja Maes and Emmanuel Bracke. As CEO, he is responsible for the general management and administration of the FNG Group.
Born 1975. Board member since 2019.
Anja Maes (Belgian nationality) obtained a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, with a major in Architecture at KU Leuven. After her studies, she completed an apprenticeship of two years and became a certified independent architect in 2002. In 2003, together with Dieter Penninckx and Emmanuel Bracke, she founded FNG, entering the world of fashion. As Art Director, Anja Maes is in charge of the creative side of the business, and oversees the collection development, design and marketing of the FNG Group.