Official Opening of Deloitte's New Offices in Liege


7 October 2011

Liege, 7 October 2011 – Yesterday evening, the Walloon economic and financial world met for the opening of Deloitte's offices in the Alleur Office Park. During this festive evening, Jean-Claude Marcourt, Vice-President, Minister of the Economy, SMEs, Foreign Trade, New Technologies and Higher Education of the Walloon Region highlighted the importance of service companies for the Liege area. Rik Vanpeteghem (CEO of Deloitte Belgium) and Laurent Weerts (Deloitte Liege Partner) also took the floor.

Walloon Economic Gratin on the Balcony

Two hundred people attended the event. Among them were be Walloon entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and representatives of the academic and political worlds. The 60 employees of Deloitte Liege, distributed between the Audit, Tax, Fiduciary and Consultancy Departments, gave the guests a guided tour of their two-floor premises in one of the Alleur Office Park buildings.

Deloitte Liege Is Planning To Hire Twenty or So Graduates from the Ardent City Each Year

Laurent Weerts, the Deloitte Liege Partner, is happy to get closer to a recruitment pool that the University of Liege in particular has to offer: "Next year, we would like to hire about twenty young business persons who have finished their studies there. Deloitte is also supporting HEC-Ulg, where the firm is financing a Portfolio Management and Performance chair, and the Tax Institute alongside Deloitte Luxembourg. Deloitte Belgium has announced that it will be looking for more than 300 experienced employees in 2012.

Offices in Charleroi and Liege: Better Client Service

On the heels of the opening of its Charleroi office, Deloitte is getting closer to its Walloon clients by opening new offices in Liege. Deloitte's mission is to advise national and international companies, SMEs, public institutions and non-profit-making associations.