Cadbury and Oero maker Mondelēz International has announced the appointment of Cees ‘t Hart, who retired as Carlsberg chief executive in March, to the company’s board of directors, effective Thursday.
“We are pleased to welcome Cees to our board. His deep experience building local and international brands makes him an invaluable resource for our company,” said Dirk Van de Put, chairman and chief executive of Mondelēz International.
‘t Hart has worked for more than 30 years in the food and beverage industry, most recently serving as chief executive of Carlsberg Group, a position he’s held since 2015. Before joining Carlsberg, ‘t Hart was chief executive of Royal FrieslandCampina.
Previously, he held various positions within Unilever across Eastern and Western Europe as well as Asia. During his tenure at Unilever, he served as a member of the Europe Executive Board. ‘t Hart currently serves as chairman of KLM’s supervisory board and sits on the board of AirFranceKLM.