Patrick De Maeseneire has served on Ahold Delhaize’s Supervisory Board since July 24, 2016, and is a member of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee. Prior to the merger between Ahold and Delhaize, he served on Delhaize’s Board of Directors starting in 2015. Patrick has been the CEO of Jacobs Holding AG, major shareholder of Barry Callebaut AG, since 2015.

He is also chairman of the board of directors of Barry Callebaut. Patrick served as CEO of Adecco from 2009 to 2015, and as CEO of Barry Callebaut from 2002 to 2009.

Patrick started his professional career in 1980 as a consultant at Arthur Andersen. Between 1980 and 1997, he held executive positions at Wang, Apple, Sun International and the Belgian TV station VTM.

 

Born: October 21, 1957

Nationality: Belgian