Accell Group Appoints Ruben Baldew as CFO
HEERENVEEN, the Netherlands – Ruben Baldew was appointed CFO and member of the Board of Directors at Accell Group after last week’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders. As of 1 November 2018 , the Board of Directors will have three members: Ton Anbeek (CEO), Ruben Baldew (CFO) and Jeroen Both (CSCO).
Earlier Ab Pasman, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Accell Group, said: “We are delighted to confirm that Ruben will join us as new CFO of Accell Group. He has extensive experience as CFO and in other senior executive positions in the field of finance. In addition, Ruben has gained IT experience through his involvement in ERP implementations and digital change projects. This combination of experience and skills makes him particularly suited for rolling out the new strategy and transition of Accell Group in the years ahead, together with Ton and the rejuvenated and strengthened management team.”
Ruben Baldew (1977) studied tax law at Leiden University and completed a post -doctoral programme to become a qualified register controller at Maastricht University. He started his professional career in 2001 at Unilever, where he held various financial positions in different countries. He has worked as finance partner in the supply chain, procurement, marketing and sales. He was among others financial director for the European laundry detergents and care products supply chain and later he became financial director of Unilever Benelux.
Until recently, he was financial director of Unilever Thailand. In addition to his financial responsibilities, in these latter roles he was closely involved in IT matters, in areas including ERP and CRM.