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Post date: 12/06/2011 - 15:50

HEINEKEN announces new Regional President Central and Eastern Europe

Amsterdam – 29 November 2011 – HEINEKEN N.V. today announced that Nico Nusmeier, Regional President HEINEKEN Central and Eastern Europe, has decided to leave HEINEKEN. Effective January 1, 2012 he will be succeeded by Jan Derck van Karnebeek, currently Managing Director, Romania. In his new role, Jan Derck will be based in Vienna as a member of HEINEKEN’s Executive Committee, reporting to Jean-François van Boxmeer, Chairman of the Executive Board/CEO.

Amsterdam – 29 November 2011 – HEINEKEN N.V. today announced that Nico Nusmeier, Regional President HEINEKEN Central and Eastern Europe, has decided to leave HEINEKEN. Effective January 1, 2012 he will be succeeded by Jan Derck van Karnebeek, currently Managing Director, Romania. In his new role, Jan Derck will be based in Vienna as a member of HEINEKEN’s Executive Committee, reporting to Jean-François van Boxmeer, Chairman of the Executive Board/CEO.
Commenting on the changes, Jean-François van Boxmeer said: "Throughout his long successful career with HEINEKEN, Nico has always been a strong, professional colleague, making a significant contribution and positive difference to our business. Under his leadership as Regional President, Central and Eastern Europe has grown considerably through organic growth, M&A and innovations, transforming the region into an important platform for future growth. Nico leaves with our thanks for his contribution to the success of our company.”
"We are fortunate to have someone as talented and experienced as Jan Derck to take over from Nico. Throughout his career, Jan Derck has consistently demonstrated the ability to lead teams and generate growth. His business understanding and his leadership capabilities will be important assets as he builds regional growth in the coming years."
Press enquiries: Investors and analyst enquiries:
John-Paul Schuirink George Toulantas
Financial Communications Manager Director of Investor Relations
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Note to editor:
Jan Derck van Karnebeek - Career Highlights
2009-2011 HEINEKEN ROMANIA S.A.
Managing Director
 Moved company from # 2 to market leadership position
2006-2009 HEINEKEN/CCHBC, Bulgaria
General Manager
 Moved company from # 2 to market leadership position
2001-2005 HEINEKEN, The Netherlands
General Manager Heineken Beer Systems B.V.
 Finished development and launched BeerTender
 Finished development and launched DraughtKeg
 Doubled sales yearly for the last 3 years
1999-2000 HEINEKEN, Slovak Republic
Commercial Director
1997-1999 HEINEKEN, People’s Republic of China
Marketing Manager
1993-1997 HEINEKEN, The Netherlands
Brand Manager
1991-1992 HEINEKEN, The Netherlands
Management Trainee
Education
1992-1993 INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France
Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA)
1985-1991 UNIVERSITY OF UTRECHT, The Netherlands
Master’s degree in Law
Editorial information:
HEINEKEN is one of the world’s great brewers and is committed to growth and remaining independent. The brand that bears the founder’s family name – Heineken – is available in almost every country on the globe and is the world’s most valuable international premium beer brand. The Company’s aim is to be a leading brewer in each of the markets in which it operates and to have the world’s most valuable brand portfolio. The Company operates 140 breweries in more than 70 countries and sold 205 million hectolitres of beer on a 2010 pro-forma basis. HEINEKEN is Europe’s largest brewer and the world’s third largest by volume. HEINEKEN is committed to the responsible marketing and consumption of its more than 200 international premium, regional, local and specialty beers and ciders. These include Heineken, Amstel, Birra Moretti, Cruzcampo, Dos Equis, Foster’s, Kingfisher, Newcastle Brown Ale, Ochota, Primus, Sagres, Sol, Star, Strongbow, Tecate, Tiger and Zywiec. On a 2010 pro-forma basis, including FEMSA Cerveza, revenue totalled €17 billion and EBIT (beia) was €2.7 billion. The average number of people employed is more than 70,000. HEINEKEN N.V. and HEINEKEN Holding N.V. shares are listed on the Amsterdam stock exchange. Prices for the ordinary shares may be accessed on Bloomberg under the symbols HEIA NA and HEIO NA and on the Reuter Equities 2000 Service under HEIN.AS and HEIO.AS. Most recent information is available on HEINEKEN's website: www.theHEINEKENcompany.com