Vic Swerts granted the title of Baron

It is an annual tradition that the reigning Belgian monarch grants a noble title to a number of deserving Belgians in the run-up to the national holiday of Belgium.
For the last time before his resignation on July 21st, King Albert II has made use of its right to reward distinguishing Belgians with a noble title.
Vic Swerts, chairman of Soudal NV, is given the personal title of baron.
Baron Vic Swerts
Vic Swerts founded Soudal as a sole proprietorship and built the building materials specialist into a multinational with more than 1,500 employees. Soudal was elected Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011.