Hendrik Bourgeois

Apple (Brussels)
Head of Government Affairs Europe

Hendrik Bourgeois is Head of Government Affairs Europe and Russia for Apple. Prior to that, Hendrik served as Vice President of Corporate Affairs EMEA at Cargill. He was previously General Counsel, Europe at General Electric Company (“GE”). Prior to that, he was serving as Senior Counsel, Competition, Regulation and Government Relations for Europe at GE, and before that he was GE’s European Competition Counsel, serving all GE businesses on a wide variety of competition law matters involving mergers and acquisitions, distribution, R&D activities, and compliance issues. Previously, he was the European General Counsel of one of GE’s business divisions, GE Industrial Systems. Prior to joining GE, Hendrik Bourgeois was a member of the Brussels and New York Bars, and an attorney with Jones Day, based in Washington DC and Brussels, where he practiced mainly US antitrust, and respectively European competition law. He has an LL.M degree from Harvard Law School and obtained his law degree at the Rijksuniversiteit Gent, Belgium. He is a frequent speaker and writer on competition law issues.

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