Pierre Stevens will take office as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of dairy cooperative Milcobel on January 1st, 2021. Pierre brings extensive expertise in finance and change management, building on his experience within Procter & Gamble and Danone, in both local and international roles.
Pierre worked at Procter & Gamble for 10 years in various financial management positions within different entities and in different countries.
After moving to Nutricia in 2007, he became financial director Benelux. After the acquisition by Danone, he became Regional Finance Director Atlantic Region for Danone Baby Nutrition. He was able to build on this experience in his assignment for the Water division of Danone, where Pierre became VP Finance for the AsiaPac region with a base in Singapore. In his last position at Danone, Pierre was General Manager of the Water division for the Nordics region, based in Copenhagen.
CEO Nils van Dam: “We are delighted to welcome Pierre with his rich, international finance experience to Milcobel. We are convinced that, together with Pierre, we will be able to quickly shape the further professionalization of all our finance processes. We also count on his extensive experience in change management to roll out the "Phoenix Strategy 2025 & beyond". This transformation project is crucial to quickly turn Milcobel into a strong and competitive dairy player.”
Pierre was born in Ghent and has a degree in Commercial Engineering from Brussels University. He currently lives in Antwerp. He is married and has three children.