Refresco Group N.V. is managed on a day-to-day basis by the Executive Board. The Executive Board is responsible for Refresco Group’s overall management and performance and for the implementation of its strategy. Its agenda includes strategy formulation, supervision of the local organizations, risk management, monitoring of internal controls, the acquisitions policy and deal making, corporate social responsibility and other important policy matters.
CEO Hans Roelofs (1963, male, Dutch) joined the company in March 2007 and since then has driven rapid growth of the company. Before joining Refresco, Mr. Roelofs was CEO of Dumeco, a private label meat producer and processor. He started his career at Nutreco, rising to Managing Director of the Agri Food business. Mr. Roelofs is a graduate of Wageningen University, the Netherlands.
Aart Duijzer (1963, male, Dutch) is CFO of Refresco and one of the founders of the company. Prior to joining Refresco in 2000, Mr. Duijzer worked as Finance Director of the Continental European division of Hazlewood Foods Plc. Mr. Duijzer started his career at KPMG and holds a Masters degree in business economics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He is a Dutch Chartered Accountant.
COO Europe Vincent Delozière (1972, male, French) joined Refresco in 2002 when Refresco acquired Délifruits. He has fulfilled several managerial and commercial positions within the Refresco Group including his latest position as Group Managing Director reporting into the Executive Board. Mr. Delozière holds a Masters degree in Engineering from the Institut Supérieur d’Agriculture, Lille, France and a MBA from EMLYON business school, Lyon, France.
Brad Goist joined Refresco in 2018 when Refresco acquired Cott’s bottling activities. Mr. Goist held the position of President of North America at Cott at time of the acquisition. Prior roles include roles at the Kellogg Company of which he was a Senior Vice President prior joining Cott. Brad is a graduate of Ohio State University.