Belgian to replace Buffett as a director at Kraft Heinz

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Investor Warren Buffett, may stop at the end of his term as a director at the American voedingsgigant Kraft Heinz. That made the concern known. The Belgian Alexandre Van Damme is nominated for Buffett to replace in the board of directors.

Warren Buffett played a very important role in the creation of Kraft Heinz: as CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, he worked with investor 3G Capital to ketchupmaker Heinz to take over in 2013. Two years later merged Heinz with Kraft Foods.

Kraft, Heinz, the Belgian Alexandre Van Damme nominated for the vacant place as a commissioner to fill in. “We are very pleased that we have the expertise and the insight from Alexandre at Kraft Heinz can retrieve it, and believe that his managerservaring and leadership are very valuable for the board of directors, the management and the company as a whole’, says the.

The ever-discreet Alexandre Van Damme is one of the richest Belgians. He is a major family shareholder of brewer AB InBev and recently played a key role in the sale of football club RSC Anderlecht, where he is also a shareholder.

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