Amsterdam: Heineken N.V. is to nominate Moët Hennessy CEO Christophe Navarre as supervisory board member.
The company has announced that it will propose to the annual general meeting of shareholders on 23 April 2009, that Navarre be appointed a member of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. for a period of four years.
Navarre is currently president & CEO of Moët Hennessy, the LVMH Wines & Spirits Group, a role he has held since 2001 following four years as President of Jas Hennessy & Co since 1997.
Prior to this, Navarre held a number of senior finance and market President positions with the Belgian brewing company Interbrew including President of the Italian and French operating businesses and CFO of the Belgian business. This followed seven years in Sales and Marketing management with the Esso Group, and six months at the Continental Bank where he began his career in 1980.
Navarre, 50, is Belgian and lives in France. He has a degree in business administration from Liege University in Belgium.
Subject to approval of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, the composition of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. will be as follows:
Cees van Lede (chairman)
Jan Maarten de Jong (vice-chairman)
Maarten Das (delegated member)
Michel de Carvalho
Jan Michiel Hessels
Annemiek Fentener van Vlissingen