FILE PHOTO: Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Heineken Jean Francois van Boxmeer delivers a speech during the official opening of a new Heineken brewery in Meoqui, in Chihuahua state, Mexico February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
May 22, 2020
LONDON (Reuters) – Vodafone <VOD.L>, the world’s second-biggest mobile operator, has recruited Jean-Francois Van Boxmeer, the current CEO of brewer Heineken <HEIN.AS>, to succeed Gerard Kleisterlee as chairman from November this year.
The British company said Van Boxmeer will join as a non-executive director on July 28. He has been Heineken’s CEO since 2005 and will hand over the role to his successor in June.
(Reporting by James Davey; editing by Sarah Young)