Frederic joined JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) in 2018 as CEO. Prior to JDE, Frederic worked for 17 years at Reckitt Benckiser (RB) holding a number of local and central roles, including: Marketing Director Malaysia-Singapore (2001), Global Category Director (2005), General Manager Brazil (2008), SVP Latin America (2009) and SVP North America (2012).
In 2015, he was appointed to his most recent position as Area EVP - Developing Markets, and member of the RB Executive Committee. Frederic's FMCG career began at Procter & Gamble, where he held a number of marketing functions across the Netherlands and Belgium between 1994 to 2001.
Frederic graduated with a Bachelor of Commercial Engineering from the University of Leuven, and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa. He is an active runner and a passionate cycling fan.