Appointed: May 2016
- Chairman/CEO of multinational public companies
- International business leader with extensive experience in FMCG, including the food and beverage industry
- Thorough understanding of global and Western European markets
- Strong strategic, marketing and sales experience relevant to the beverage industry
Key external commitments:
CEO of Royal Numico N.V., President of the Dairy Division and member of the Executive Committee of Danone Group, Executive Chairman of Sara Lee Corporation, Chairman and CEO of DE Masterblenders 1753 N.V., a variety of leadership roles with Joh. A. Benckiser and The Procter & Gamble Company director of Boots company plc, Dalli-Werke GmbH & Co KG and Kraft Foods Inc, and a member of the Advisory Board of ABN Amro Bank.
Committee memberships: Chairman of the Affiliated Transaction Committee and Member of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee