Press Release

Brussels, 8 February – Luc van de Winckel starts as Business Development Manager at ILIAS Solutions. Van de Winckel will bring 20+ years experience in aerospace and defense from organizations as Sabena and Lockheed Martin. His focus will be on solutions for the C-130 community, based on standard components from our ILIAS Defense Platform.

Before joining ILIAS Solutions Luc Van de Winckel was the Head of Sales and Strategy for Defense at Sabena Aerospace Defense, primarily focusing on C-130 MRO. He successfully partnered with Blue Aerospace to win the sale of the Belgian C-130’s giving them a new life after being the trustful workhorse of Belgian defense.

Luc is a graduate from SERA 30 (Session Eurropéene des responçables de l’arrmement) where he is appointed by Belgian defense as one of the Belgian industry councilors.

Harald Kokelkoren, Director Business Development, ILIAS Solutions: “We are very pleased to have Luc join our team. With his profound expertise and passion, he will lead our initiatives to grow our support for the C-130 community. With this focus and dedication ILIAS Solutions will be able to generate high value results for the operators of this icon in the military transport world”.

Prior to joining Sabena van de Winckel was the Corporate Director of Northern Europe for Lockheed Martin responsible for supporting international business development. He played a key role in the F-35 campaigns and industrial participation in Denmark, Finland and Belgium.

Before Lockheed Martin, Luc spent 11 years at Hewlett Packard in Brussels working in the services, sales and Marketing department. This experience helped him to support the sales teams in Europe for EU, NATO and UN as European marketing director.

Luc van de Winckel, Business Development Manager, ILIAS Solutions: “As a leader in fleet management and expanding into a wider variety of platforms my past experiences and network matched up with the expectations and needs of ILIAS. I look forward to growing the increasing community of satisfied customers.”


Notes to editor

For more information or to arrange an interview, contact:

Barbara Persoons, Corporate Communication Manager, ILIAS Solutions

+31 (0)36 75 19 757

About ILIAS Solutions

ILIAS Solutions provides off-the-shelf commercial software exclusively focused on defense. Itencompasses over two decades of best-practices, ensuring low implementation cost, time and risk.The ILIAS defense logistics software platform empower military operations and defense industry organizations to minimize the logistics footprint while assuring mission readiness at all times.

ILIAS Solutions supports commanders in doing more with less for both military operations and missions. The platform covers the entire armed forces value chain. It aligns operations, training and missions with maintenance, supply and procurement. The ILIAS software platform allows effective execution of processes, captures key information and enables military commanders to manage their defense capability in accordance with the doctrine and within the constraints of their budgets.

ILIAS Solutions is ISO 9001 certified.

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