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Hein Schumacher. Credit: C&A AG

C&A AG appoints Hein Schumacher as board member

The Board of C&A AG is pleased to announce the appointment of Hein Schumacher as Non-Executive Director, effective 25 January 2021. Hein Schumacher is CEO of the global dairy company FrieslandCampina.

“Hein brings a wealth of international leadership experience to the C&A Board to support the delivery of C&A’s ambitious growth plans. Hein will be a tremendous asset to our Board, bringing another outside-in view to the table, with a strong focus on customer and consumer needs,” said Allan Leighton, Chairman of C&A AG.

“Sustainability and innovation are my personal and professional driving forces. With C&A’s heritage and strength in sustainability, I look forward to working with the Board and management to further build the C&A brand in this challenging retail environment,” said Hein Schumacher, Non-Executive Director, C&A AG.

Prior to joining Friesland Campina, Hein has held several international executive positions at KraftHeinz. In his last position at KraftHeinz, Hein was Executive Vice President for the Asia Pacific region and member of the Global Executive Leadership Team. In 2015, Hein joined FrieslandCampina as Chief Financial Officer, becoming CEO beginning of 2018. Hein has also spent several years of this professional career working for Unilever and Dutch international food retailer Royal Ahold.


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