Laurent Spiessens joined PSA in 2004.
He has been CFO in Belgium, covering 10 legal entities. He played an active role in setting up several joint ventures, including the joint venture with MSC in Antwerp, today the largest container terminal in Europe (MPET) with a capacity of 9 M TEU.
In 2013, he took on the role of Managing Director for PSA in the Port of Zeebrugge, managing the relationships with the joint venture shareholder, customers, labor unions and port authority.
In 2016, Laurent was appointed regional roles for PSA EuroMed and the Americas in Commercial, Business Development and EU affairs. He also became General Manager for Antwerp International Terminal, a joint venture between PSA and K-Line, Yang Ming and Hanjin.
Prior to joining PSA, he worked for Arthur Andersen, Diamant Boart Group and International Paper Europe. During his professional career, Laurent has gained a broad expertise and experience in finance related areas, commercial negotiations, relationship management, general management, stakeholder management and people management.