Jozef Houthuys

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Person.png Jozef Houthuys  Rdf-icon.png
(labour leader)
Born 15 July 1922
Opwijk, Belgium
Died 4 March 1991 (Age 68)

Jozef Houthuys was president of the Belgian Confederation of Christian Trade Unions (CSC) and deputy general-secretary of the World Confederation of Labour.[1]

Career

Jef Houthuys' career began with the KAJ, of which he became national secretary in 1944. In 1957 he became national secretary of the same federation.

In 1969, Jef Houthuys was elected as the national chairman of the ACV, in succession to August Cool. In 1987 he was succeeded by Willy Peirens.

Poupehan

In the 1980s, the media reported that a small group of people in the village of Poupehan regularly met. There the economic recovery policy was set out by four people: Belgian Prime Minister Wilfried Martens, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium Fons Verplaetse, BAC chairman Hubert Detremmerie and trade union leader Jef Houthuys.

 

Events Participated in

EventDateLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/197311 May 1973 - 13 May 1973Saltsjobaden
Sweden
The meeting at which the 1973 oil crisis appears to have been planned.
Bilderberg/197525 April 1975 - 27 April 1975Golden Dolphin Hotel
Cesme
Turkey
Bilderberg/197821 April 1978 - 23 April 1978Princeton University
New Jersey
US
Bilderberg/198115 May 1981 - 17 May 1981Palace Hotel
Bürgenstock
Switzerland
Bilderberg/198313 May 1983 - 15 May 1983Château Montebello
Quebec
Canada


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