Management

Karel Tavernier - Managing Director

Karel has 30 years’ experience in software and imaging equipment for the PCB and electronic printed packaging industry, including sales, service and R&D at Barco, Belgium. He has been in his present role since July 1997. Karel received a Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering and a postgraduate in Computer Science from the University of Gent and holds a Management Degree from Vlerick Management School

 

Michel Van den Heuvel - Imaging Group Director

Michel started as plotter field service engineer at Ucamco in 1988. Michel became plotter customer care manager in 1999, and plotter product group director in 2003, where he introduced the calibr8tor plotter series. He received a Masters Degree in Industrial Sciences (Electronics) from the Hogeschool in Gent, Belgium

Frank Stockman - Finance Director

Frank joined Ucamco in January 2002. Over the past 20 years, he has held senior finance and accounting roles, including with Philips and HP. He graduated from Vlekho in Brussels in Belgium and holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Economics and a postgraduate degree in Financial Management and Accountancy

Frank Van den Bossche - Sales Director

Frank joined Ucamco in 1989. has worked as software application engineer, sales engineer, software product manager, and was appointed sales director in April 2008. In 1988, he received a Masters Degree in Industrial Sciences (Micro-Electronics) from the Hogeschool in Gent, Belgium in 1988

Ludek Brukner - Software R&D Director

Ludek started in 1996 as an R&D engineer at Barco, Ucamco’s parent company at the time. In 2000, he moved to Ucamco as manager of the software R&D team in Prague. In 2011 he became Ucamco Software R&D Director. Ludek has a Masters degree from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

Marleen Lefevere - Operations Director

Marleen joined the sales division of Ucamco in 1990. She took a two year break from that departement to play an active roll in the implementation of the new ERP software. Upon completion she returned to the daily operations, as customer care manager. In 2008 she became Operations Director.

Luc Maesen - Director Ucamco USA

Luc joined Barco ETS in 1988 as a software application engineer. After a stint in sales in Europe he moved to the United States in 1995 to represent Ucamco’s interests in North America. Luc has a Masters degree in Industrial Sciences (Chip Design) from Hogeschool Hasselt, Belgium.

Arash Kahafi Zadeh - Director Japan

Arash started as sales/support engineer for Barco ETS at ACT in Japan in 2000. He then became Software Support Manager Asia for 3 years and together with Rik Vandekerckhove built locally fully functional independent software support teams throughout Asia. Since 2010, he has been working as Director Japan for Ucamco Japan. Arash both graduated from Fukui University and pursued graduate studies there under a Japanese Government Scholarship.