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Appointment of interim CEO at Aviko

7 December 2018
Cosun will appoint Ton Christiaanse as interim CEO of Aviko with effect from 1 January 2019.
 
Mr Christiaanse (56) has a wealth of general management experience in the international food industry. A graduate in International Business from Nyenrode Business University, he has held general management positions at Unilever, Chiquita, Sara Lee and Farm Frites. Between 2007 and 2012, he was a member of the Executive Board of VION, first in his capacity as COO of the Convenience Division and then as CEO Grampian Food Group/VION UK.
Since 2012 he has been active as an international consultant and interim manager at the highest level. Mr Christiaanse has built up an excellent reputation throughout his career.
 
As CEO of Aviko, Ton Christiaanse will be a member of Cosun’s Executive Board and will report directly to Cosun’s CEO. His introduction to Aviko and Cosun will commence immediately