Conny Braams will become Unilever Benelux' new General Manager, starting 1 March 2016. She will succeed Frank Weijers, who has decided to resign because of health issues.
25 years of Unilever experience
Conny Braams is an experienced Unilever employee, starting in 1990 as a Product Manager Unox, before rising up the ranks with several marketing and sales positions both locally and abroad.
She used to be Marketing Director for Unilever Spain and ever since October 2010, she has worked out of Singapore as a Senior Vice President Food Solutions for the Asia - Africa - Middle East region.
Unilever Benelux is the parent company for many well-known brands like Axe, Becel, Ben & Jerry's, Bertolli, Dove, Knorr, Lipton and Zwitsal. All combined, they have a 1.5 billion euro turnover in the Benelux, making it the largest premium brand manufacturer in the region.