Heineken, Harold van den Broek is the new CFO
He will take over from Laurence Debroux from 22 April
Heineken has announced that Laurence Debroux will step down as CFO of the company. Debroux will step down after the company's annual general meeting of shareholders scheduled for April 22, 2021. Heineken's supervisory board will appoint Harold van den Broek, from Reckitt Benckiser, as executive board member and CFO for a successor period of four years. The latter will join Heineken on June 1 this year, working with Debroux to ensure a natural and uncomplicated transition.
Van den Broek has spent more than 30 years in rapidly evolving consumer goods companies, holding a variety of financial roles. He began his career at Unilever in 1991, living and working in Europe, throughout Asia and in Russia. Commenting on Debroux's resignation, Dolf van den Brink, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Heineken, said: "Over the past six years, he has greatly contributed to Heineken's success. Most recently, he has played a key role in leading the company. "company in the period of the pandemic and in contributing to the implementation of EverGreen, our strategic direction of the company. It has helped to accelerate and expand business growth by simplifying and correctly dimensioning the Group's costs".
Laurence Debroux added: “I really enjoyed working with Dolf and my colleagues on the executive team. In the last year, we have shaped the strategic direction together so that the company can restart stronger after the Covid-19 crisis. I have full faith in Dolf's guidance. The company is in the right hands to start a new growth experience with a renewed strategy ".
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