Netherlands: Heineken CEO Dolf van den Brink Nominated for Another Term

Heineken N.V. has proposed the reappointment of Dolf van den Brink as a member of the Executive Board at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for April 25, 2024. The recommended reappointment is for a four-year term starting from June 1, 2024.

Dolf van den Brink assumed the role of Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Heineken on June 1, 2020, after a successful 22-year career within the company. (, 11.2.2020)

Under his guidance, Heineken launched the multi-year EverGreen strategy aimed at future-proofing the company and ensuring growth in a dynamic environment. Despite global uncertainties, the company has achieved significant growth in revenue and operating profit, implemented successful productivity programs, undergone fundamental digital and sustainability transformations, and expanded its premium portfolio led by Heineken®, the company said in a statement today.

Additionally, the company extended its geographical reach through substantial acquisitions in Africa and India.

Jean-Marc Huët, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, expressed satisfaction with the nomination of Dolf van den Brink for another term, citing the success of the EverGreen strategy and his contribution to superior and balanced growth. The reappointment of Dolf van den Brink as Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO is contingent on his reappointment as a member of the Executive Board.

Regarding the Supervisory Board, a proposal for the reappointment of Jean-Marc Huët as a member and Chairman for a two-year term will be presented at the AGM 2024. The reappointment is recommended due to his dedicated leadership, resulting in a robust, diverse, and highly committed Supervisory Board, along with a solid relationship with the Executive Board.

Pamela Mars-Wright is also proposed for reappointment for a two-year term at the AGM 2024, considering her broad strategic business and commercial expertise, experience in a family-controlled business, and valuable contributions to the Supervisory Board.

Furthermore, the Supervisory Board has nominated Peter Wennink for appointment as a member of the Supervisory Board, effective from the 2024 AGM, for a four-year term. Peter Wennink, a Dutch national, has served as President and CEO of ASML since July 1, 2013, and brings significant experience and exceptional qualities to the role. The Supervisory Board has also appointed Peter Wennink as Vice-Chairman, contingent upon his appointment as a member of the Supervisory Board.

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