Tag Archives: Special Olympics

Leaving SO2014

Antwerp, June 7th 2013. Yves Vekemans, President and CEO of Herculean cvba, has decided to end his contract as CMO and member of the executive committee of Special Olympics 2014. “I learned a lot on this worldwide movement in the … Continue reading

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SO2014 under the high protection of Princess Astrid

HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium has a very warm heart for Special Olympics in Belgium for all the right reasons. The athletes and volunteers are very proud of that. HRH also decided to support the Special Olympics 2014 Europe-Eurasia Games … Continue reading

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How about putting People First in 2013?

Running a company is about creating stakeholder value. All the CEO’s in the world know that. But there are many stakeholders and is there any order? I believe in the following order: Happy employees believing in the company Produce awesome … Continue reading

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Me and my hero

You know Nelson Mandela is my number one hero, but Count Jacques Rogge, the eight President of the IOC, is definitely in the top 5. Yesterday I had the chance to meet him briefly in person. He spoke on a … Continue reading

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Sports for all

Last week one of the Hercules Trophy contestants told me what she liked the most: “I was so scared before the Trophy, but after half an hour I experienced that anybody could compete! I didn’t need to be scared at … Continue reading

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The best Games ever

Yesterday, we launched the Special Olympics 2014 Summer Games. What a night! Thank you Nike for hosting us. Thank you Special Olympics Europe and Belgium. Thank you organizing committee. Thank you volunteers. Thank you President Herman Van Rompuy for all … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Reflection – Roots & Wings

Happy Mother’s Day Mum! Didn’t find the time to blog lately. Way too busy with Special Olympics 2014 and the expansion of Hercules Trophy around the globe. However, I found this nice blog post about Special Olympics on Mothers day. … Continue reading

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