Jaska de Bakker new CFO at FrieslandCampina

The Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina has appointed Jaska de Bakker chief financial officer of Royal FrieslandCampina as of 1 January 2018. She will succeed Hein Schumacher, who was previously appointed chief executive officer at Royal FrieslandCampina as of the same date.

de Bakker has worked at FrieslandCampina since 1 January 2017 as director of 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.

Effective January 2018, the executive board of FrieslandCampina will consist of the chief executive officer Hein Schumacher and 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.

The central works council of FrieslandCampina has been asked for advice on the appointment.

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