Ward Cannaerts

Ward Cannaerts EMBA Class 20

Ward Cannaerts

Digital Marketing & Innovation
Ancienne Belgique - AB
Class 20

Ward is an experienced digital marketing manager with a demonstrated history of working in the European newspaper industry. He was the first to start digital and hybrid newspaper subscriptions in Belgium and successfully launched a new website and app for national newspaper De Morgen.

Ward is passionate about new technology and life hacks. He holds a master degree in strategic communication and postgraduate qualifications in marketing and music management. Ward believes that news is a basic human right.


April 2018 – ongoing - Digital Marketing & Innovation at Ancienne Belgique - AB

Sept. 2015 – March 2018 - Digital Marketing Manager ‘De Morgen & Humo’ at De Persgroep Publishing

Jan. 2014 – Aug. 2015 - Marketing Communications Manager ‘De Morgen & Magazines’ at De Persgroep

Aug. 2012 – Dec. 2013 - Project Manager Marketing ‘De Morgen’ at De Persgroep Publishing

Jan. 2012 – July. 2012 - Sales & Promotion Executive at GleChar Music Ventures 

2011 - Music & Comedy Programmer at Cultural Center Heist-op-den-Berg