Philippe Mees resigns as Belgian Paralympic Committee President

Mees held the position since 1 January 2014 but has left for personal reasons 22 Jul 2014
Anne d’Ieteren and Philippe Mees

Anne d’Ieteren (left) has been appointed new President of the Belgian Paralympic Committee as Philippe Mees (right) left the role.

ⒸBelgian Paralympic Committee

The Belgian Paralympic Committee have announced Philip Mees has resigned as President for personal reasons, a position he had held since 1 January 2014.

Philip Mees began his career by investing in the Flemish wing of the Belgian Paralympic Committee as administrator.

At the national level, he became treasurer of the Belgian Paralympic Committee in 1984 before taking on the role of Secretary General in 2009. He participated in the success of the Belgian delegation at the London 2012 Paralympic Games which saw the country win three golds, one silver and three bronze medals.

The Board of Directors of the Belgian Paralympic Committee have appointed Anne d'Ieteren as President, while Marc Vergauwen assumes the role of Secretary General. Ronny Kloeck remains treasurer and Paul Xhrouet is the new Vice President.