Born on 15 September 1956, Mr Beuls became a director on 7 April 2011. He serves as a Member of the Board of Directors at Maris Ltd, a Mauritian holding company investing in frontier markets in Africa, Qaelum NV, Belgium, providing software solutions for quality control of medical imaging and WindGen Power USA Inc., building and operating smart micro grids in Africa. He is the Chairman of American Prepaid Value VAS LLC, USA, developing value added services for the wireless prepaid market. He is the former President and CEO of Millicom International Cellular S.A., a position he held from 1998 to 2009. Prior to joining Millicom in 1992 as Senior Vice President in charge of finance and treasury, Mr Beuls worked for Generale Bank in Belgium, specialising in project and trade financing in emerging markets. Mr Beuls graduated from the Limburg Business School, currently UHasselt, holding a degree in economics with a major in finance. Mr Beuls is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of SES.
Mr Beuls is a Belgian national. He is an independent director.