HEINEKEN Vietnam set to have new managing director

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM Print This Post

Alexander Koch, currently commercial director of HEINEKEN Vietnam, will succeed Jacco van der Linden as managing director of the company in June.

Koch joined HEINEKEN as commercial management trainee in 1997, and later served as managing director of HEINEKEN Ivory Coast.

Jacco van der Linden will become HEINEKEN’s president for the Asia Pacific region in June. Prior to his current position as managing director of HEINEKEN Vietnam, he was managing director of HEINEKEN China. He joined HEINEKEN in 1999 and has held a number of senior international leadership roles in commerce in the UK, Nigeria, the Netherlands and Ireland.

Jean-Francois van Boxmeer, chair of the executive board and CEO of Heineken N.V., said: “Obviously, the key focus for us is on running the company through the current unprecedented Covid-19 crisis, with our first priority being the health and well-being of our people. At the same time, we are preparing for the future with these appointments.”



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