COURTRAI, Belgium—Bekaert has appointed Beatriz Garcia-Cos Muntanola as chief financial officer. She joined the company July 1.
Garcia-Cos will succeed Bruno Humblet who has become the chief executive officer of Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group. She will also be a member of the Bekaert group executive and a member of the board of directors of Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group.
Garcia-Cos has a masters degree in economics and business administration from the University of Barcelona in Spain.
She started her career as auditor with Audigest S.A. in Barcelona and worked 13 years at PPG Industries Inc in Rubi, Spain, as accounting, tax and finance manager before she moved to Vestas Wind Systems in 2006, where she was finance director for EMEA and Latin America.