HEINEKEN N.V. has announced the appointment of Mr. Nico Vervelde as Managing Director (MD) of its Asia Pacific Region. As a Cluster MD across the Asia Pacific region, Mr. Vervelde will take responsibility for Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Australia, New Caledonia, East Timor and HEINEKEN Asia Pacific Export. He will resume in his new role on August 1, 2017.
Mr. Vervelde, who is currently Managing Director/CEO of Nigerian Breweries Plc, was previously Managing Director of HEINEKEN Caribbean and Central America for four years. He joined HEINEKEN in 1984 as a Management Trainee and subsequently held a number of ever increasing senior management roles in the Netherlands, Rwanda, Bahamas, Ireland and Puerto Rico. He also served as Deputy Director and Director for the Africa and Middle-East region.
The Board of Nigerian Breweries has commenced the process of identifying a successor for Mr. Vervelde as Managing Director/CEO and will make an announcement in that regard in due course.
Kufre U. Ekanem
Corporate Affairs Adviser
Nigerian Breweries Plc
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