July 7/Paris, France/Business Wire -- Danone announced that, as of September 1, 2009, Jordi Constans and Felix Martin have been appointed co-executive vice presidents of Danone's Fresh Dairy Products division.
To date, Jordi Constans and Felix Martin were, as members of the executive committee, executive vice president of Fresh Dairy Western Europe and executive vice president of Fresh Dairy Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, respectively.
Dirk van de Put, executive vice president of Fresh Dairy Americas, has decided to pursue new career opportunities outside Danone, after having contributed strongly to the fast and continued development of the company on the American continent over the past 11 years.
Jordi Constans studied Economics at the Barcelona Central University, while simultaneously working at the Marketing department of Vileda. He joined Danone in 1990, where he held various positions in (international) Marketing & Sales departments within Danone Spain. In 1998, he was appointed marketing director of Danone Spain. In April 2002, he became general manager of Danone Spain, and in September 2004, he became general manager of Danone France. In 2007, he was appointed general manager for Fresh Dairy Products in Southern Europe. Since January 2008, he is executive vice president for Fresh Dairy Products, Western Europe and member of Danone's executive committee.
Felix Martin Garcia studied Psychology at the Madrid University and General Management in England and Belgium. After different positions at Unilever and Seagram, he joined Danone in 1998 as general manager of Danone Mexico. In 2001, he was appointed executive vice president for Fresh Dairy in Central and Eastern Europe. In April 2007, he also became executive vice president for South Asia. Since January 2008, he has been executive vice president for Fresh Dairy Products, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East and member of Danone's executive committee.
From the July 20, 2009, Prepared Foods E-dition