The multinational group Danone has today announced the appointment of François Lacombe as the company’s new general director for Iberia . Lacombe, until now, held the position of vice president of the European Operations area. The professional has 25 years of experience at Danone , in which he has held general management functions in the company’s different businesses. “I assume the position with an enormous feeling of pride for Spain being the birthplace of Danone, where the journey that has led us to today being a leading company in providing health through food really began to take shape ,” says Lacombe .
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He adds that Danone’s impact category email list comes from having the Healthiest Consumer Food brands portfolio. Therefore, which includes yogurts, plant-based alternatives, natural mineral water and specialized nutrition. “We have had it in our DNA to be a company with a dual economic and social purpose for more than 50 years. Therefore, we reaffirmed this commitment in 2016 when we were certified for the first time as a B Corp company,” highlights the new general director. Lacombe adds that he is aware that the company’s work and brands have a positive impact on society “it is what makes us feel tremendously proud .
More about François Lacombe
Graduated from the National AUB Directory Agricultural Institute of Paris-Grignon and specialized in business administration in Montpellier. Therefore, the London Business School, François Lacombe began his professional career in the Delegation of the European Union in Benin, as an expert in rural development. Subsequently, he joined Danone’s subsidiary in the United States. Therefore, he has held positions of president and CEO of global and local brands within the company in different countries such as Mexico, Argentina, Colombia or Algeria.