Van Ooteghem Consulting & Services

Management Consultancy






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Managing Director-----------------------------------------------  --------


·         General management consultancy


·         Strategic and business development advice


·         Coaching of start-ups


·         Surveys and feasibility studies of e.g. acquisitions, consolidations, cooperation agreements


·         Advising and coaching of (re)organizations, change management


·         Program and project management


·         Coordination of marketing activities and events


·         Representing companies in national and international organizations

José Van Ooteghem studied at the Ghent university where he obtained a Master Degree in Electronic Engineering in 1976.

José started his career in Ghent at the VOLVO-Car factory and as lecturer at a University College.
In 1978 he joined the incumbent telecom operator RTT (renamed Belgacom in 1987 and Proximus in 2015) where he started as engineer in the switching department. In 1991 he became respectively Director-Chief Engineer and Deputy General Manager of the District of Ghent (1991), General Manager of the district of Antwerp (1994), Division Manager of the Operator Services Division (Brussels-1996) and Program Director on different corporate strategic projects, such as, the Number Portability Project (1999-2000) and the development and implementation of Real Estate Strategies (2001-2004).



From Oct. 2004, he left Belgacom and established his own consultancy company VOCS. As management consultant, he wants to use his experience in various functions to the benefit of other companies and organizations, in Belgium as well as abroad.

Since 1989, José Van Ooteghem is also active in the European organization FITCE (Federation of Telecom Engineers in the European Union - Forum for ICT professionals). In 1999 he was co-founder of the Belgian branch of which he was during 10 years the first president. In 2001-2003 he was also the European FITCE president ( / He is also board-member of several other professional and social-cultural associations.

He presented on many national and international conferences for Belgacom and VOCS-clients.

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VOCS bvba


Abrikozenstraat 16

BE - 9820 Merelbeke - Belgium









+ 32 9 211 01 12

+ 32 475 230116

BE 0867.473.671


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Among many smaller projects, long term assignments for CISCO (marketing IP telephony), iMinds (establishment and management of iCUBES business centre for innovative ICT-companies) and COMSOF (management support, international marketing & business development).