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Louis-Francois Gombert Succeeds Brendan Feeney As CFO, Valeo Foods Group

By Donna Ahern
Louis-Francois Gombert Succeeds Brendan Feeney As CFO, Valeo Foods Group

Valeo Foods Group has announced the appointment of Louis-Francois Gombert as CFO.

Francois succeeds Brendan Feeney, following his decision to step back from the business.

“I’m very excited to join Valeo Foods and look forward to supporting the ambition of continuing to build a leading European food business with global reach and impact,” said Gombert.

Commenting on his departure, Feeney stated, “As a long-term shareholder, I’m immensely proud of Valeo Foods’ journey over the last 11-plus years, since its formation.

“I look forward to working with Louis-Francois on a smooth transition and wish him every success in his new role.”


Wealth Of Experience

The Irish multinational producer of branded food and beverage products noted that Gombert, who will take up his new role in the summer, brings a wealth of experience to Valeo Foods.

Gombert is a ‘proven finance leader in the international consumer goods space, following successful periods at Orangina-Schweppes, Suntory, and, most recently, Havea Group.’

Commenting, incoming group CEO Ronald Kers added, “We are very excited about working together with Louis-Francois, tapping into his wealth of expertise as a seasoned finance leader, and we wish him every success in his new role.

“To Brendan, we thank him for his very significant contribution to the business over the last decade, where he played a key role in its growth, development and success.”


Read More: Ronald Kers Succeeds Seamus Kearney As New CEO, Valeo Foods Group

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