About this speaker
Johnny Thijs started his professional career in marketing and sales and worked for well known FMCG companies like Rothmans Int, Master Foods and Kraft Jacobs Suchard. He joined Interbrew ( now AB Inbev) in 1991 and became Ceo for Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific in 1995. In 2002 he became CEO of De Post/ La Poste which after a succesfull turnaround was partly privatised in 2006 and stocklisted in 2013.
After leaving the company in 2014, he became director in several stocklisted and private companies. Today he is chairman of the board of Recticel, Corealis, Golazo and Hospital Logistics and member of the board of H.Essers. He also serves as an advisor to CVC and Lazard Benelux.
Johnny Thijs was born in 1952 and holds a degree of commercial engineer.