Mr. Ben Appel holds the position of Proximus' Group Corporate Affairs Lead since mid-August 2023. 
After starting his career as a lawyer till 2004, Ben joined the Vlaamse Media Maatschappij (later renamed Medialaan and DPG Media). Between 2011 and 2023, he was Director of Public & Legal Affairs at DPG Media.  In addition, he is a much sought-after speaker as well as a guest lecturer on topics such as telco & media regulation, competition law, regulators, etc.

Mr. Appel holds a master’s degree in law by the University of Antwerp (1998). 

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