Amsterdam, 9 January 2019 - Heineken N.V. announced today that it will propose to the 2019 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("2019 AGM") on 25 April 2019 that Mrs. Ingrid-Helen Arnold be appointed as member of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. per the conclusion of the 2019 AGM.
Mrs. Arnold (50) was appointed President of SAP's Data Network in April 2016 tasked with building a new "data as a service" business for SAP globally, capitalising on her strong background in leading SAP's digital transformation as Chief Information Officer ("CIO") and Chief Process Officer ("CPO"). In building this new growth engine for SAP, she works closely with the SAP Executive Board and relocated with her family to Silicon Valley.
Previously Mrs. Arnold held various positions within SAP, including CIO and CPO for SAP SE as member of the SAP Global Managing Board, head of Enterprise Analytics & Innovative Solutions, business controller for the Global Consulting Organisation and COO for Controlling. She began her career in the finance department at Lafarge (Canada) before joining SAP in 1996. Mrs. Arnold holds a Master's degree in Business Studies from the University of Applied Sciences, Ludwigshafen.
Subject to approval of the AGM on 25 April 2019 of the nomination of Mrs. Arnold and the previously announced changes in the composition of the Supervisory Board, the composition of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. will be as follows as per the conclusion of the 2019 AGM:
- Jean-Marc Huët (Chairman)
- José Antonio Fernández Carbajal (Vice-Chairman)
- Maarten Das (Delegated Member)
- Michel de Carvalho
- Christophe Navarre
- Javier Astaburuaga Sanjinés
- Pamela Mars Wright
- Marion Helmes
- Rosemary Ripley
- Ingrid-Helen Arnold
John-Paul Schuirink / Michael Fuchs
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Federico Castillo Martinez
Chris MacDonald / Aris Hernández
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