Jaska de Bakker
Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has appointed Jaska de Bakker as chief financial officer, succeeding Hein Schumacher, who was appointed chief executive officer in September.
Jaska de Bakker has worked at FrieslandCampina since January 2017 as finance director of the company’s Consumer Products Asia Unit in Singapore.
Previously, she was CFO of engineering consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV, and has had various business development and financial positions at LEAF/CSM and was a strategy consultant at, among others, The Boston Consulting Group.
Effective January 2018, the executive board of FrieslandCampina will consist of CEO Hein Schumacher and the CFO Jaska de Bakker.
Additionally, an executive leadership team will be set up comprising the executive board, the presidents of the four business groups (Consumer Dairy, Specialised Nutrition, Ingredients, and Basic Dairy), FrieslandCampina China and a number of corporate functions.
Speaking of his promotion in September, Schumacher said: “FrieslandCampina is one of the leading dairy companies in the world. This position was established thanks to the commitment of our employees and member dairy farmers. It is a privilege to be given the opportunity to lead this wonderful company and to guide the organisation to the next phase.”
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