Piet Hilarides is a seasoned business professional with over 30 years of experience in FMCG. His last role was President APAC for Perfettivan Melle, a global leader in the confectionery industry. The largest part of his career was dedicated to working at Royal Friesland Campina, latest as a board member with operational responsibility for Asia and before that the Cheese, Butter, and Milk powder business unit.
Throughout to the main part of his career, Piet has been responsible for all business functions including upstream and downstream value chains. Piet can be described as an FMCG expert with extensive European, African and Asian experience in both B2C and B2B. Skilled in developing strategies and implementing them. His continuous improvement drive and can do mentality increases business’s level of professionalism and secures structural improvement.