CEO change at JF Hillebrand
Cees van Gent has been selected as the new CEO of the JF Hillebrand Group, with effect from 1 October. The appointment, made by the group’s supervisory board, marks a new phase of growth for the global beverage logistics provider, as van Gent has a strong track record with leading multinational logistics companies.
He previously held roles such as CEO of DHL Freight Germany, Group CEO of Lehnkering logistics and service, and group CEO of Van Gansewinkel Groep.
Van Gent: "With my experience in building and buying better businesses, I look forward to accelerating the implementation of Hillebrand’s 2020 business plan vision around customer centricity and innovation."
He replaces Christophe Bernard, group CEO since 2013, who will remain with the company to assist with the transition until March 2018. (ah)