Emmanuel Rutsaert Club Ketjep
Emmanuel Rutsaert
Sponsorship and Hospitality Manager at RSCA

Describe yourself, your background and what you do today. How has where you come from shaped who you are?
Fan of magic and emotions, after 18 years of Kinepolis magic in Belgium, France & Netherlands, as in operational, marketing and commercial, I have joined the magic of number 1 Belgian football team RSCA as Sponsorship and Hospitality Manager

How would you describe your attitude to work?
Positive and focus

On a personal note, what would you say you’re the proudest of?
Adaptation in change management and my family (with a Swedish wife…)

To you, what is a Ketje?
A humoristic, dawdler boy of Brussels. Mascotte of RSCA.

What do you think distinguishes Belgium, and its people, from the rest?
Humour, looking for compromise and gastronomic taste.

If you had to nominate three people that, to you, best symbolised Belgium in its full glory, who would they be and why?
Benoit Poelvoorde, from local humor (c’est arrivé près de chez vous) to international humor.
Vincent Kompany, real Belgian and success in English football.
The smurfs, together we are stronger !

If you had to take out-of-towners to one essential restaurant in Belgium, which one would it be?
Tartufo in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw: perfect service and gastronomic food.

If you had to take visiting guests out on a Sunday tourist trail, where would you take them and why?
To Les Fagnes, incredible walks.

Sauces, in Belgium at least, are intrinsically linked to French fries. What’s your combination of choice?
Salmon with Vismet sauce.

Tell us about the first time you discovered BK sauces.
We bought the ketchup for our daughter and since then, she doesn’t want to change !

Can you recollect your best Belgian joke ever?
A colleague asked me one day, where are the stamps for my DHL sending ?

Why do Belgians do it better?
Because they are open minded and self-mockery