GAASCH PACKAGING is nominated for the Family Business Award of Excellence® 2022 organised by EY, De Tijd, L’Echo, BNP Paribas Fortis, FBN Belgium and Guberna. Next to GAASCH PACKAGING, the nominees are Nelissen Steenfabrieken and Spaas Kaarsen. The 2022 winner will be announced on 22 March.
“With the Family Business Award of Excellence®, we want to honour the family businesses in our country, because family businesses are the engine of our economy, they provide the necessary continuity. GAASCH PACKAGING, Nelissen Steenfabrieken and Spaas Kaarsen are all fine examples of sustainable family entrepreneurship that we should cherish," says Eric Van Hoof, partner at EY and responsible for the family business division. "We also want to encourage family businesses to share their experiences and best practices with their peers, both in terms of good governance and social engagement, and in terms of conveying the passion for business," says Eric Van Hoof.
The ‘Family Business Award of Excellence®’
The 'Family Business Award of Excellence® - Sustainable entrepreneurship across generations' rewards family businesses that excel in corporate and family governance, in the vision and maintenance of family values, in the creation and transfer of value across generations, in communication and in social engagement. Rather than a competition, the Award aims to be a guideline for best practices.
The members of the jury are:
- Guido Vanherpe, Chairman of the jury and CEO La Lorraine Bakery Group; Ambassador of the Family Business Award of Excellence® in 2016
- Christel Joris, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Etap
- Catherine Noël, Member of the Board of Directors of NMC
- Bernard Haspeslagh, COO Ardo
- Isabel Albers, Editorial Director of De TIJD / L'Echo
Impressive list of winners
This year's laureate joins the following list: Cartamundi (2020), Duvel Moortgat (2019), SIPEF (2018), Vandersanden Group (2017), La Lorraine Bakery Group (2016), Reynaers Aluminium (2015) en Cosucra (2014).