Jozef Houthuys

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Person.png Jozef Houthuys  Rdf-icon.png
(labour leader)
Born15 July 1922
Opwijk, Belgium
Died4 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.

15 July 1922|4 March 1991| 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/197311 May 197313 May 1973Sweden
Saltsjöbaden
The meeting at which the 1973 oil crisis appears to have been planned.
Bilderberg/197525 April 197527 April 1975Turkey
Golden Dolphin Hotel
Cesme
Bilderberg/197821 April 197823 April 1978US
New Jersey
Princeton University
Bilderberg/198115 May 198117 May 1981Switzerland
Palace Hotel
Bürgenstock
Bilderberg/198313 May 198315 May 1983Canada
Quebec
Château Montebello


References