Philippe was previously head of public affairs EMEA for Hill & Knowlton and started his career as an in-house adviser in the Brussels office of aeronautics and defense group The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company NV (EADS).
Philippe’s clients at Brunswick have included AB Inbev, Bank of America, Delhaize, ICE, Moody’s, Nord Stream, Paypal, Pfizer, RBS, HSBC and Lafarge.
On 6 February 2019, the European Commission prohibited the proposed Alstom-Siemens merger—a heavily-discussed decision that fueled a pre-existing debate on whether or not to reform EU competition rules. Since then, several submissions have been made by Governments, academics and practitioners on the merits of the existing system and the need for a thorough review of the rules.
By Philippe Blanchard
10 October 2019