Vion appoints COO for its new Business Unit "Retail"
Vion intends to concentrate more on consumer-driven products to adapt its range of products for retail and industry customers, announced Ronald Lotgerink, CEO Vion, after creating a "Retail" Business Unit inside the company. Also, Vion appointed Philippe Thomas as Chief Operating Officer (COO) Business Unit Retail. He will lead the new Business Unit ‘Retail’ and will be a member of Vion’s executive committee.
With over 17 years of management experience within Vion, Philippe Thomas knows the business and markets. He joined Vion in 2002. During his career at Vion, he took up several management positions. In his last job, he was responsible for the Beef sales activities in Europe, as Sales Director Europe Industry & Retail Out of Home Markets. As COO Philippe Thomas will be responsible for all retail operations and sales in the Netherlands, Germany, and worldwide.
“With his extensive commercial experience and knowledge of our business, Philippe is very welcome in our executive committee for our new Business Unit Retail. This Business Unit will focus on consumer-driven products for our retail and industry customers,“ stated Ronald Lotgerink, CEO Vion.
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