Jacco van der Linden appointed as Managing Director for HEINEKEN, China

29th July 2015

HEINEKEN has announced that Jacco van der Linden, currently UK Marketing Director, has been appointed to the role of Managing Director for HEINEKEN in China. Jacco joined the UK business in January 2012 from HEINEKEN’s Nigerian operating company.

David Forde, HEINEKEN’s UK Managing Director, commented “We are delighted for Jacco and wish him well in this exciting new role. His appointment is a reflection of his achievements over the last 3½ years, and contribution to the wider success of our UK business. Under his marketing leadership, HEINEKEN has strengthened its UK cider & beer portfolios, significantly increased our innovation programme and transformed our customer marketing organisation.”

Jacco will take up his new role in mid-August and his successor in the UK will be announced in due course. 


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HEINEKEN team at Publicasity on 020 3680 6500 / heineken@publicasity.co.uk