The bpost General Shareholders’ Meeting appoints Dirk Tirez as director of the company

The bpost General Shareholders’ Meeting appoints Dirk Tirez as director of the company

The Special General Meeting of Shareholders held today appointed Mr. Dirk Tirez as director for a term ending after 6 years as from July 1, 2021.

Ms. Audrey Hanard, Chair of the Board : “The Board of Directors is confident in Dirk to lead bpost in the coming years. Together with him, we look forward to continuing the long-term transformation into an internationally growing key player in e-commerce logistics while continuing to ensure the essential services in Belgium.”

Bio Dirk Tirez:

Dirk Tirez started his career at the law firm Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York as a member of the New York State Bar.  He was then counsel to the office of the Minister of Finance.  Before joining bpost in 2003, he was European general counsel and company secretary of NASDAQ Europe, a subsidiary of The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. 

At bpost,  Dirk was member of the Group Executive Committee in charge of Strategy, M&A, Active Portfolio Management, Legal Corporate, Compliance, Regulatory & Public Affairs.  He is also Chairman of the board of directors of bpost bank.

Dirk graduated from the Law School at the KU Leuven, the College of Europe in Bruges and obtained, as BAEF-fellow, an LL.M. at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  He participated in several executive education programs at the London Business School, INSEAD and the Harvard Business School.


The Ordinary General Meeting minutes will be made available at the latest by 29 September 2021 at


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About bpost group 

bpost is Belgium’s leading postal operator and a growing parcel & omni-commerce logistics partner in Europe, North-America and Asia. Our 36,000 employees in Belgium and across the globe connect consumers, businesses and government, by delivering mail and parcels to millions of doorsteps and providing e-commerce logistics services. As a people- and planet-friendly company we create long-term sustainable value for our customers and shareholders. In 2020 bpost generated a turnover of EUR 4,154.6 million.

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