The Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. has appointed Bas van den Berg to the Executive Board. With effect from 1 November 2015, Mr van den Berg will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for the Cheese, Butter & Milkpowder business group.
He already assumed responsibility for the Cheese, Butter & Milkpowder business group as Executive Director on 1 January 2015. Bas van den Berg joined FrieslandCampina in 1994; since then he has held various management and sales-related posts. Between 2012 and 2014, he was Managing Director of the operating company FrieslandCampina Branded Netherlands/Belgium, and between 2010 and 2012 he was Managing Director of the operating company Dutch Lady Malaysia in Singapore, Hong Kong and the Philippines. Between 2007 and 2009, he held the post of Managing Director of Campina Nederland, and prior to this fulfilled a wide range of sales-related functions in the Netherlands and Poland. Bas van den Berg has been Chairman of the Federation for the Dutch Food and Grocery Industry (FNLI) since 2013.
FrieslandCampina’s Central Workers’ Council has been asked for a formal opinion on this proposed change in the composition of the Executive Board.