CEO - Jacobs Douwe Egberts Coffee





About this speaker


Frederic has been CEO at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS since January 2018. Prior to JDE, Frederic worked for 17 years at Reckitt Benckiser (RB) holding a number of local and central roles, including: Marketing Director Malaysia-Singapore (2001), Global Category Director (2005), General Manager Brazil (2008), SVP Latin America (2009) and SVP North America (2012). In 2013, he was appointed to his most recent position as Area EVP - Developing Markets, and member of the RB Executive Committee. Frederic's FMCG career began at Procter & Gamble, where he held a number of marketing functions across the Netherlands and Belgium between 1994 to 2001. Frederic graduated with a Bachelor of Commercial Engineering from the University of Leuven, and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa. He is a passionate triathlete and can be spotted at several rock festivals during Summer.

Speech Abstract

"A better coffee for every cup"

Hear how a portfolio of purposeful brands can build a blue chip coffee pure player.

Understand JDE’s efforts to truly improve the world of coffee.

It’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee!



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