CEO since 2015.
Prior to joining Carlsberg, Cees was CEO of the Dutch dairy company Royal FrieslandCampina, a position which he had held since 2008. Prior to FrieslandCampina, Cees spent 25 years with Unilever, holding positions across Eastern and Western Europe, and Asia. His last position at Unilever was as a member of the Europe Executive Board. Cees is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KLM and member of the Board of AFKLM.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since 2016.
Prior to joining Carlsberg, Heine held the CFO position at ISS, one of the world’s largest facility services companies. He came to ISS in 2013, prior to the company’s IPO in 2014. Before ISS, he was Group CFO at Grundfos, a leading global pump manufacturer. Heine’s previous experience includes various senior management and financial positions at companies such as Carpetland, Hewlett Packard and Arthur Andersen. Heine is member of the Board of Directors of Novozymes.
Executive Vice President, Group Strategy since 2019.
Chris first joined Carlsberg as Senior Vice President, Asia in 2014. During his tenure with the Group, he has been heading up Funding the Journey and, most recently, he was head of Group Strategy. Before Carlsberg, Chris worked for H.J. Heinz, where he held various management positions in Continental and Eastern Europe and the Far East, with his last position being Executive VP for Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining Heinz, Chris worked for The Coca-Cola Company and P&G.
Executive Vice President, Western Europe since 2019.
Jacek was appointed EVP, Western Europe in 2019. Before that, he was EVP, Eastern Europe. Jacek joined Carlsberg in 2009 and has been Managing Director of our businesses in Poland, Norway and Russia. His prior career included various managerial sales positions in P&G in multiple markets, Commercial VP for Danone in Poland and the Baltics, and General Manager for AIG operations in Poland.
Executive Vice President, Asia since 2016.
Graham joined Carlsberg in connection with the S&N acquisition in 2008. Graham has strong experience in the global drinks business on the back of a wide range of sales and marketing roles since 1991 for Grand Metropolitan plc, Foster's Brewing Group and S&N plc across Western and Eastern Europe.
Executive Vice President, Eastern Europe since 2019.
Lars joined Carlsberg in 2003 and has held various leading positions within the Group, including Vice President Commercial for Eastern Europe and head of the Export, License & Duty Free division. Before being appointed Managing Director of Baltika Breweries in 2019, Lars served as the Managing Director of Carlsberg Malaysia.
Executive Vice President, Group Supply Chain since 2017
Phil comes with extensive senior executive experience in supply chain and finance. He is joining us from SAB Miller, where he was designated as Head of Global Supply Chain (prior to the AB InBev acquisition). Before that, Phil was SVP Integrated Supply Chain Europe at Mondélez from 2011 to 2015, where he started to work in 1991 and during his tenure held a large number of senior executive and management roles in supply chain, general management, finance and strategy in various countries, amongst them the US, the UK, Italy and Singapore.
Chief Commercial Officer since 2019.
João joined Carlsberg in 2016 as VP for smaller markets in the Western Europe region. In 2017, he became Managing Director of our French business Kronenbourg. Before joining Carlsberg, he was CCO and later managing director of Super Bock in Portugal. Earlier in his career, João held a range of sales and marketing roles at Unilever.