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Published: Friday, March 22, 2013

Hero posts significantly improved performance in 2012

Hero today announced the Group’s 2012 annual results and communicated substantial improvements versus prior years in its key financial performance indicators. ... more

Published: Monday, December 10, 2012

Dr. Arend Oetker hands over chairmanship for Hero Board

Dr. Arend Oetker (73), the majority shareholder of the Hero Group, hands over the office of Chairman of the Board of Directors of the international Swiss food company to Dr. Hasso Kaempfe (62) on 1 January 2013. The new Board will consist of Dr. Hasso Kaempfe (Chairman), Herbert J. Scheidt (61, Vice-Chairman), Dr. Hagen Duenbostel (42) and Michael Pieper (66). Arend Oetker will continue to attend the Board meetings as Honorary Chairman. ... more

Published: Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Rob Versloot becomes new CEO at Hero

The Hero board of directors has appointed Rob Versloot (45) as the new Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. ... more

Published: Thursday, August 30, 2012

Hero strengthens it's position in China

Hero today announced that it has swapped its share in Hero-Huishan, a joint venture to produce and market infant milk formula into a shareholding of the Huishan group. ... more

Published: Thursday, March 8, 2012

New executive board appointments

The Swiss food group Hero has today announced that, effective April 1st 2012, Hans Huistra will be promoted to Executive Vice-President and will become a member of the Group’s Executive Board. At the same, Stephan Schopp will become the Group’s Chief Financial Officer replacing Andrew Lawson who has elected to leave the Group. ... more