Leendert den Hollander, Vice-President and General Manager, Great Britain, Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), has been appointed as President of IGD.
Den Hollander is currently Vice-President of IGD and will succeed Andy Clarke, previously Chief Executive of Asda, with effect from 1 January 2017.
Den Hollander said: “I’m delighted to have been elected to the presidency by IGD’s Board of Trustees. This organisation has a unique role in bringing together our industry from farm to fork and with such important and high-impact charitable programmes, I look forward to continuing the excellent work that Joanne and the team have been delivering, with the support of Andy.”
Joanne Denney-Finch, IGD Chief Executive, commented: “I’m extremely pleased to welcome Leendert to the President’s role. He is very well known in the industry and has already demonstrated great commitment to IGD. I’m hugely looking forward to working with him even more closely and building on Andy Clarke’s legacy.”