Leadership Team - greenyard.group
Executive Management

Francis Kint* - CEO

Francis Kint

Mr. Francis Kint graduated as a civil engineer from Ghent University, completed the PUB Program at Vlerick Business School, and earned an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. His career began in consulting at Accenture. He then worked throughout his entire career in both the Consumer Products industry (for Sara Lee in France and Fiskars) and the Agro Food industry. At Chiquita, Francis held the position of Vice-President for Northern and Eastern Europe, after which he continued his career at UNIVEG (now the Greenyard Fresh Segment). Here, he assumed various roles, including Managing Director for Germany, and Head of the Fruit & Vegetables division. In 2013, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). From 2015, he undertook CEO roles at the Vion Food Group in the Netherlands (2015-2018) and later at Ter Beke (now What’s Cooking?) (2018-2021).

In June 2021, he returned to Greenyard to lead the Frozen Division as Managing Director. In December 2023, he was appointed CEO of Greenyard, effective January 1, 2024.

* as permanent representative of Argalix BV

Nicolas De Clercq* - CFO

Nicolas De Clercq

Nicolas is a seasoned international financial expert, with many years of experience as Chief Financial Officer, and this in various industries.

He started his career at Kredietbank (later KBC) as Product Manager in 1994. From there, he held various management positions at KBC, Telenet and Solvus/USG People. In these functions he built up extensive management experience in both Finance and ICT, and throughout his career Nicolas has led and delivered on various M&A projects, Shared Service Center integrations, ERP-implementations and the streamlining of financial and operational processes.

Between 2012 and 2022 he was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the listed company Kinepolis. During that period, Kinepolis fastly grew: the footprint and market capitalization increased fivefold. For his direct contribution to this growth, Nicolas was named CFO of the Year in Belgium in 2020. From 2022 he was active as CFO at a medtech company (miDiagnostics), before joining Greenyard as CFO in October 2023.

* as permanent representative of NDCMS BV

Corporate Governance
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