Cartamundi CEO Chris Van Doorslaer passes away

Cartamundi CEO Chris Van Doorslaer died on Saturday December 16th, 2017.

Van Doorslaer has been the firm’s CEO since 1997 and was the driving force behind the success of the company. Under his leadership, Cartamundi grew to become the leader in cards and games it is today.

Chairman of the board, Jean-Louis de Cartier de Marchienne, said: “The shareholders, the board of directors, the executive management and the entire workforce are deeply saddened and extend their sincere condolences to the family, relatives and friends.”

Ad Interim, a Steering Committee has been installed under the leadership of the Chairman of the Board and the managing director Frederic de Somer.

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