Niko Group is about connecting & controlling

We connect living and working environments to power, media and data networks and give control in a simple way. For almost 100 year now.

Sales

159 mil

Sales in 2016
EBITDA

22 %

EBITDA
Net profit

16 mio

Net profit

Facts about the Niko group

Equity

165 mio

Own capital
Net cash position

85 mio

Net cash position
Investment

6 mio

Investment

Our non-negotiables

There are a couple of things we do not negotiate about. They are in our DNA. Always have, always will.

Never let you down
Never let you down
Fair partner
Fair partner
Empower
Empower
Simplicity
Simplicity
Easy
Easy
Easyness
Easyness
High quality
High quality
Intuitive
Intuitive

Meet our management team

Born in Sint-Niklaas (BE) in 1959

Jo studied Applied Economics. He joined Niko in 1988 and became the CEO of Niko in 1993. He was CEO of Niko Group since 2008.

He is the grandson of one of the founders, he is married and has two sons.

Jo De Backer

Executive Director Nikogroup

Born in Aalst (Be) in 1964, Paul holds a master’s degree in Electronic Engineering and Business Administration (MBA).  Before joining Niko as CEO, Paul held global leadership positions as Senior Vice President in the Healthcare, Entertainment and Advertising sector, and as CTO, at Barco. Paul is married and has a son and a daughter.  

Paul Matthijs

CEO Nikogroup

Born in Bruges (BE) in 1958

Peter studied Commercial and Financial Sciences in Brussels and Ghent. He had different management positions in the chemical-, wood-, transport- and electronics industry and was Managing Director of Niko from 2008 to February 2016.

He is married and has one daughter and two sons.

Peter Watteeuw

VP Operations & Sales

Born in Antwerp (BE) in 1962

Kris studied Electricity, Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering. He had several managing positions in the electronics servicing business and became managing director of fifthplay in 2008.

He is married and has three children.

Kris van Daele

VP Smart & CEO fifthplay

Born in Belgium in 1959. 

Patrick finished studies as commercial engineer. He had several managing positions in fast moving consumer goods (dairy). He joined Niko Group in 2005 and is now VP Strategy.


Patrick Van Steelandt

VP Strategy

Born in Sint-Niklaas (BE) in 1961.

Bart obtained academic degrees in both Social Sciences and Philosophy at the University of Leuven. He held several national and international HR leadership positions in companies like Mondelez, Colgate Palmolive and Campbell’s before joining Niko Group. Bart is married and has a son and daughter.


Bart Vanderkerken

VP Human Resources