Year of birth: 1958
Cees ´t Hart joined Carlsberg Group as CEO in 2015 after seven years as CEO of the Dutch dairy cooperative Royal FrieslandCampina. Mr. ´t Hart worked for 24 years with Unilever, starting his career as management trainee, and he held a range of international management positions in the Netherlands, Hungary, Singapore, Poland and Italy. His last position in Unilever was member of the Unilever Europe Board as SVP Marketing Operations.
Mr. ´t Hart holds an MA in Social Science from the Leiden University and he succeeded the postgraduate 'general management' programme at Harvard. During his studies, Mr. ´t Hart worked in the Park Hotel in Rotterdam and as a taxi driver in the Rotterdam Harbor. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and member of the Board of Directors of AFKLM.
Mr. ´t Hart is married to Nelly and they have two daughters. Passions outside work involve tennis, golf, sailing and skiing.