Rodolphe Lancksweert

Rodolphe joined DSG in 1969.


He spent over 15 years running the Spanish operations of De Smet. He then joined BUNGE from 1984 to 1994 and was in charge of the Spanish business.


In 1994, he returned to DSG in Brussels where're he became Managing Director of DeSmet Group until 2004. 


He has since been supervising the portfolio of the different industrial investments held by DS Group.


He holds a degree in Engineering and Business Management from the Solvay Business School (U.L.B.Brussels)

Jean Marie Gille
Chairman & President

Jean Marie joined DSG in 1964.


Over the years he has been the main driving force behind the internationalization strategy of Extraction De Smet SA as from 1966


He has also inspired the diversification strategy beyond de basic engineering activities of De Smet.


He holds a degree in Business Management from the University of Antwerp,

Frank Giegas

Frank joined DSG in 1985.


After having spent 3 years in an audit company Ernst & Young,  he worked for 4 years as CFO in a spanish subsidiary of DS Group  in Spain. He became member of the managing team of the engineering company  Desmet Ballestra in charge of Finance till 2011.


He then joined the Group Vlassenroot , a manufacturing company specialized in special high strength steels  as CFO.


He returned to DS Group in February 2016 to become the Managing Director.


He holds a master's degree in Engineering and Quantitative Methods of Management from the Université Catholique de Louvain.