Two new Supervisory Directors Heineken
20-12-2022 Heineken announced on December 20 that Lodewijk Hijmans van den Bergh and Beatriz Pardo will be appointed as members of its Supervisory Board effective April 20, 2023.
Lodewijk Hijmans van den Bergh is currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BE Semiconductor Industries, a position he will step down from in April 2023. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of ING and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HAL Holding. He was also Chief Corporate Governance Counsel and member of the Executive Board of Royal Ahold.
The Spanish Beatriz Pardo is Vice President General Manager of Starbucks Reserve inthe United States. Prior to this, she held executive positions in Carrefour, Canelafoods and Monitor Deloitte.
At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in April, Michel de Carvalho and Rosemary Ripley will be nominated for renewal of their membership of the Supervisory Board. Ingrid-Helen Arnold will leave the Supervisory Board during that AGM.
Jean-Marc Huët, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. commented: “We are very pleased with the nominations. Beatriz Pardo has a wealth of international experience in premium brands and innovation. Lodewijk Hijmans van den Bergh is a seasoned executive and board member and he will bring extensive relevant legal, sustainability and retail experience. As the company continues its journey of long term, sustainable value creation with a greater focus on meeting the needs of consumers and customers, I am confident that Beatriz and Lodewijk will prove valuable members of the Supervisory Board. We are also very pleased that Michel de Carvalho and Rosemary Ripley are available for reappointment. I would like to thank Ingrid-Helen Arnold for sharing her knowledge and experience over the past four years, especially in the area of digital and technology. Her dedication to the Supervisory Board has been highly appreciated. We wish her all the best for the future.”