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When: February 21st, 2018, 16:30 till 18:00



Where: GSOM SPbU, Volkhovskiy per., 3 (room 309)



The event is recommended for: students



Language: English



Registration is required




About Event

On February 21st at 16:30 lecture of Stefan Van Doorslaer, General Director Ahlers CIS & The Baltic States on topic “How to use innovation to escape from the logistics commodity magnet”





About the speaker:



Stefan Van Doorslaer

  • Professional experience 

Stefan started his career for the Logistic Group «Katoen Natie». After 2 years he decides to internationalize his career and made the choice to work for the UK based company Christian Salvesen. He was responsible for the start-up of a full-automated warehouse in Milan, then in Barcelona, combining this with the design and start up of warehouses in Madrid and Valencia.
In 2002, after 2,5 years of business travelling, Stefan joined the Japanese group Komatsu.
In 2006 Stefan joined Ahlers as a Branch Director of their state-of the-art warehouse in Ghent, Belgium, where Ahlers stores, handles and distributes specialty chemicals goods. In 2008 Stefan moved to Russia to become a General Director of Ahlers in Russia where by that moment the company had been operating since 1992. Since 2011 Stefan has been responsible for all operations and offices of Ahlers in CIS and The Baltic States.
Stefan is since 2009 the member and since 2010 the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the St. Petersburg International Business Association (SPIBA).

  • Education and professional qualifications: 

IHAM Antwerp, Belgium, Industrial Engineering, 1994 University of Hasselt, Diepenbeek, Post Academic Degree Business





Have questions?



Karina A. Bogatyreva


Academic Director, Bachelor Program (International Management)






The event starts:


Time and place



When: February 21st, 2018, 16:30 till 18:00

Where: GSOM SPbU, Volkhovskiy per., 3 (room 309)