Marc Coucke

About Marc Coucke

Birth Day: January 27, 1965
Birth Place: Belgium
Education: pharmocology at University of Ghent, General Management at Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School
Occupation: Charmain of RSC Anderlecht

Marc Coucke

Marc Coucke was born on January 27, 1965 in Belgium. Marc Coucke made his billion-dollar fortune building Omega Pharma into a juggernaut purveyor of over-the-counter drugs and health and wellness products. He founded the company in 1987 and sold it to pharma manufacturer Perrigo in 2014 for more than $3 billion. He owned half and was paid in cash and stock. Since then, he's made small investments in healthcare companies including Fagron, Mithra, and MDxHealth, with a focus on fighting cancer. A sports enthusiast, Coucke owns a Belgian pro cycling team, as well as stakes in Belgian soccer club K.V. Oostende, which he chairs, and French soccer club Lille, in which he has a 5% stake. In 2012, he won the Belgian version of the show MasterChef.
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Currently, Marc Coucke is 55 years, 4 months and 1 days old. Marc Coucke will celebrate 56rd birthday on a Wednesday 27th of January 2021. Below we countdown to Marc Coucke upcoming birthday.

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🌙 Zodiac

Marc Coucke’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Marc Coucke was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.

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Biography/Timeline

2006

In 1987 with Yvan Vindevogel, he founded Omega Pharma a Belgian pharmaceuticals company that grew rapidly and in 2006 employed three thousand people whilst operating in thirty countries. He remained Chief Executive Officer of Omega Pharma until 30 September 2006 returning to the post in March 2008. Whilst his Business profile represents considerable achievement there have been high publicised failures that include the launch of Omega Pharma's E-Waves phone Chip in 2008. It was withdrawn shortly after release as it did not work.

2017

In 2007, he was featured as a member of the jury in the television show De bedenkers. In 2013 he became the major shareholder and chairman of K V Oostende. Five years later, on 20 December 2017, he bought RSC Anderlecht.

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