The Supervisory Board of dairy company Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. has appointed Gregory Sklikas as a member of the Executive Board with effect from 1 January 2014. As Chief Operating Officer, Gregory will be responsible for the business group Consumer Products Europe, Middle East & Africa. Gregory Sklikas was appointed Executive Director of Consumer Products Europe by 1 January 2013.
Gregory Sklikas has worked at FrieslandCampina since 2006. Until 1 January 2013, he was Managing Director of operating company FrieslandCampina Hellas in Greece. Before joining FrieslandCampina, he held a number of different positions at Unilever in Greece, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Cees ’t Hart, Chief Executive Officer of Royal FrieslandCampina, said: “Gregory Sklikas did an excellent job managing our Greek operations. As the Executive Director of the business group Consumer Products Europe, he and his team subsequently developed a strategy that allowed us to move with the economic times in Europe. Achieving further growth and more added value with our consumer products in Europe, the Middle East and Africa are key priorities in our route2020 strategy.”
Consumer Products Europe, Middle East & Africa
The business group Consumer Products Europe, Middle East & Africa develops, produces and sells dairy products. The group also sells fruit juices, fruit drinks and sports drinks in the Netherlands and Belgium. Buyers of these products include both consumers and professional users such as catering, bakery and fast food chains. Other divisions of this business group are FrieslandCampina Branded the Netherlands/Belgium, FrieslandCampina Germany, FrieslandCampina Hellas, FrieslandCampina Hungary, FrieslandCampina Romania, FrieslandCampina Russia, FrieslandCampina Professional in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Germany, FrieslandCampina Retail Brands Europe, FrieslandCampina Middle East, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria and FrieslandCampina West-Africa.