Intergamma, the Benelux DIY group owning chains Gamma and Karwei, has appointed a new CFO (Marcello Iacono) and COO (Frans Hartong) to complete its new board of directors. CEO Harm-Jan Stoter is the only one to stay on.
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The end seems near for Dutch store chain and holding Blokker, after group CEO Casper Meijer and CEO for Belgium and Luxembourg Bernd Bosch announced their departure. Meijer will stay on till June, while Bosch has quit with immediate effect.
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Within a year of CEO Alexandre Bompard’s arrival, Carrefour’s board is getting a major shake-up. Remarkable is that three of the four new independent directors have a lot of digital experience, which is no coincidence.
Store chain Action will make some changes to its top level management: merchandise director Simon Hathway will leave the company at the end of March and be replaced by Hajir Hajji, who will in turn be replaced by Bart Raeymaekers.
Willem Stox, bed specialist Auping’s director for Belgium and Luxembourg, will leave the company on 16 February and become lingerie group Van de Velde’s head of Belgium, Luxembourg and Scandinavia.
Danone has decided to alter its board structure. The position of chairman and CEO are now both occupied by current CEO Emmanuel Faber.
Carrefour France has shuffled its board extensively, which also means Carrefour Hypermarkets' director Eric Bourgeois will leave the company.
Danish brewer Carlsberg has appointed Dutch Michiel J. Herkemij as its new Senior Vice President for Western Europe. He will succeed Jorn Tolstrup Rohde, who will leave the company on 1 April.