Anne Vleminckx graduated from the Catholic University of Leuven in 1975. She worked as a research assistant at the Centre for Economic Studies at the University before joining Generale Bank where in 1990 she became Manager for Corporate Communications. In 1996 she left the bank to become Vice Chairwoman of the management committee of the Brussels Stock Exchange where she was responsible for marketing and finance. She joined Agfa Gevaert in 2001 as head of Corporate Communication before becoming Chief Financial Officer in 2005. She left Agfa Gevaert in 2008.