Lekkerland AG & Co. KG is creating a portfolio for this purpose at the Board of Management level and vesting this responsibility with Kay Schiebur, who will serve as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
‘As we continue to fine-tune our
European profile, we see additional potential in both areas, which we
would like to improve through clear direction along the supply
chain’, remarks Christian Berner, CEO of Lekkerland AG & Co.
KG. Up until now, both logistics and purchasing have been part of his
portfolio. As a result, from 1 December Rikus Kolster, Senior Vice
President Corporate Purchasing, will be reporting to Kay Schiebur. At
the same time, Lekkerland has appointed Rikus Kolster to its Group
Executive Committee, which serves as a management steering committee.
The specialist brings to his new role
many years’ experience as logistics manager and has been with
Lekkerland since 2002.
Initially, he had responsibility for
logistics, as well as procurement at the entirely German company.
Beginning in 2004, he accompanied Lekkerland in its European
expansion. He has served as Executive Vice President Corporate
Logistics, and as a member of the Group Executive Committee, since