Roeland Smets, who retired at the end of last year...

Roeland Smets, who retired at the end of last year as general manager of the Confederation of the European Shoe Industry (CEC) after 40 years in office, died on Feb. 7 at the age of 69. He had been ill for some time. The dedicated and temperamental Belgian lobbyist ran ...

Already a Shoe Intelligence subscriber? Sign in here.


Limited Time Offer!

Subscribe today with 50% off your first year. Cancel at anytime

  • Insights you won’t find anywhere else about footwear brands and retailers and the footwear market
  • Highly trusted business information you can rely on to make important decisions
  • Guest chronicles, interviews, insights from industry experts and leaders that are shaping the future of the industry


To continue reading this article Register Now. For corporate membership and enquiries see our corporate membership page.