New CEO FrieslandCampina

Starting 1 January, Hein Schumacher is the new Chief Executive Officer of FrieslandCampina N.V. He became a member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer of FrieslandCampina on 1 January 2015. Previous to this, he worked, among others, at Heinz in both financial and general management positions in the Netherlands, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and China.


Jaska de Bakker succeeds Hein Schumacher as CFO. Jaska de Bakker has worked at FrieslandCampina since 1 January 2017 as Director Finance of the business group Consumer Products Asia in Singapore. Previously, she held the position of CFO of Royal HaskoningDHV, fulfilled various business development and financial positions at LEAF/CSM and was a strategy consultant at, among others, The Boston Consulting Group.

Simplified organisation

Effective January 2018, the Executive Board of FrieslandCampina will consist of the Chief Executive Officer Hein Schumacher and the Chief Financial Officer Jaska de Bakker. Additionally, an Executive Leadership Team will be set up comprising the Executive Board, the Presidents of the four business groups (Consumer Dairy, Specialised Nutrition, Ingredients and Basic Dairy), FrieslandCampina China and a number of corporate functions.