FDBusiness.com

Vion Names New CEO

 Breaking News
  • Solid Revenue Growth at Froneri as Significant Investment Programme Continues Froneri, the international ice-cream manufacturer, has reported solid group revenue growth of 3.6% to €2.6 billion for year ended 31 December 2018. Created in 2016 as a joint-venture between PAI Partners and Nestlé, Froneri is the second largest manufacturer of ice cream in Europe, the third largest worldwide and the number one private label producer [...]...
  • Where the Food and Beverage World Tastes Success – Fi Europe & Ni Returns to Paris This year, Food ingredients Europe & Natural ingredients will once again be the food industry’s epicentre over the course of three days. The Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte will become the number 1 platform where leading ingredient manufacturers establish numerous high-quality business connections. Trade visitors can expect a broad spectrum of products, concepts and [...]...
  • A Gut Feeling About Body Fat Research shows that loss of body fat causes the growth of the intestine and increases its capacity to absorb nutrients. This presents new approaches for weight management. Researchers at Teagasc (Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority) and the University of Aberdeen have found that the depletion of fat stores inside the body causes the growth of [...]...
  • First Milk Acquires Fonterra’s 51% Stake in Fast Forward Joint Venture First Milk, a wholly British farmer-owned dairy co-operative, has agreed to purchase Fonterra’s 51% share of its Fast Forward joint venture, established in 2011, and has entered a new strategic partnership with Havero Hoogwegt for global WPC80 sales and distribution. From July 2019, First Milk will be the sole owner of the whey protein concentrate [...]...
  • Leaders in Luxury Packaging Join London’s Most Exclusive Packaging Event Luxury Packaging London 2019 will celebrate its 10th anniversary when it returns to Olympia on 11 & 12 September, hosted alongside Packaging Innovations. As the UK’s leading luxury packaging event, it will bring together over 180 exhibitors and a dedicated audience of senior buyers, all looking to source the latest in luxury packaging solutions. With consumer concerns [...]...

Vion Names New CEO

Vion Names New CEO
April 11
10:33 2018

Vion, the international meat group, has appointed Ronald Lotgerink as its new CEO with effect from 1 September. Ronald Lotgerink is currently the CEO of Zwanenberg Food Group, a leading European producer and exporter of meat products, canned meat, snacks, soups and sauces.

Ronald Lotgerink started his career at KPMG. In 1989 he joined Zwanenberg Food Group as CFO. In 2007 he was appointed CEO. Since 2014 he is also a member of the supervisory board of Vion.

Ronald Lotgerink.

“Vion and the agricultural and food industry are well known to Ronald. He is well versed in the challenges of international meat markets and has extensive experience with branded products, private labels and the meat processing industry. He is also a member of our supervisory board which gives him a head start for his new job. He has strong relations with suppliers, clients and producers and we regard him as a perfect fit for the job” says Sipko Schat, chairman of the supervisory board of Vion.

Ronald Lotgerink comments: “For me Vion represents a company of systemic importance in the meat industry. To be given the opportunity to become CEO gives me pride, especially with my background, coming from a family of butchers. Vion has the right strategy to create a sustainable future in this industry and I wish to continue and strengthen that.”

Ronald Lotgerink takes over from Francis Kint who will leave Vion effective 1 June as announced earlier. With the appointment of the new CEO, the management board of Vion will consist of Ronald Lotgerink and Joost Sliepenbeek as CFO. The CEO appointment will end his membership of the supervisory board.

About Author

mike

mike

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • October 17, 2019Future Food-Tech
AEC v1.0.4

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber

Subscribe Here



Advertisements