JDE Peet’s Board of Directors has proposed the appointment of Jeroen Katgert as non-executive member of the Board.
This follows the decision of Gerhard Pleuhs to step down from JDE Peet’s’ Board of Directors at the closing of the 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 11 May 2022.
The appointment of Katgert is subject to the approval by the general meeting which will be tabled on the agenda of the first general meeting following the 2022 AGM.
Katgert will temporarily fill-in the vacancy on the Board as a stand-in non-executive member until the aforementioned anticipated approval.
The Board wishes to express its gratitude and appreciation to Gerhard Pleuhs for his valuable contribution to the company over the years that he has been actively involved in the continued growth and success of the company.
Katgert joined Mondelēz Europe in 2008 and held various leadership positions at Mondelēz, including Vice President Commercial and FP&A, Vice President Finance Coffee Europe and Vice President Finance ‘Project One Europe’.
Katgert has been the Senior Vice President Finance, Mondelēz Europe since May 2018.
Prior to joining Mondelēz, he spent 16 years at Unilever in a variety of roles, including Vice President Finance Unilever, Supply Chain Europe and Finance Director M&A and Treasury.
For more information, visit the JDE Peet’s website.