VION Food appoints new CFO

VION Food hereby announces that it has appointed Mr Kenaad B. Tewarie as VION Food’s Chief Financial Officer. Kenaad B. Tewarie will start work on 1 September 2013 and will report to CEO VION Food Stefaan Vansteenkiste.

Kenaad B. Tewarie is currently the CFO/CIO of Euretco, the Netherlands’ largest retail-service organisation where he is co-responsible for strategy and policy. At Euretco, B. Tewarie successfully supervised the merger with and the integration of the retail-service organisation Intres. From 2001 to 2007, he worked as CFO and member of the board of directors of the Laurus supermarket organisation. Prior to this, he was a member of the board of directors of beef producer Weyl. Kenaad B. Tewarie has wide ranging international management experience in the fields of finance, tax, treasury, ICT, M&A in food and non-food.

VION N.V. is an internationally operating company with two core activities: Food and Ingredients. The Dutch company produces high-quality foodstuffs for humans and animals. In 2011, VION's turnover amounted to €9.5 billion. In early 2013, VION employed well over 21,000 staff. VION is not a listed company and has a single, agricultural shareholder, the Zuidelijke Land- en Tuinbouworganisatie (ZLTO), an agricultural and horticultural association with some 18,000 members.

VION Food produces and processes high-quality pork and beef products in the Netherlands and Germany. It supplies client-specific products and innovative concepts to retail, industrial and foodservice clients in the Netherlands, Europe and the rest of the world.

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For further information:
Marc van der Lee, Director Communications VION Food
Tel. No.: +31 88 995 37 31.