Rietberg, 10 February 2023 – As from now, Emiel Lommen will be Global Commercial Director of the Frostkrone Food Group. In his new role, Emiel Lommen will head Global Sales and Corporate NPD, Corporate Marketing as well as Sales Food Service Germany. At the helm, he will report directly to Frédéric Dervieux, CEO of Frostkrone Food Group.
“I am very much looking forward to working with fantastic colleagues to further develop our sales, marketing and product development strategies. We are blessed with so many exciting opportunities and products which have great growth potential,” says Emiel Lommen.
As Global Commercial Director, he will work closely with the Commercial Teams and the Managing Directors of the individual business units to drive global alignment and optimisation of processes and improve profitability.
Managing Director Germany since 2021
Emiel Lommen, who has been part of the Frostkrone Food Group since 2017, took over the position of Managing Director Germany in 2021 and headed the German locations, comprising more than 350 employees, up until the end of January.
He initially started as Key Account Manager Food Service in 2017. As the business unit manager for the food service channel, he took over the office in Breda, the Netherlands, one year later. From there, together with his team, he looked after the entire food service area of frostkrone Tiefkühlkost GmbH.
“I for one am very happy that we were able to win Emiel Lommen as Global Commercial Director. In his capacity as ‘Managing Director Germany’, Emiel successfully turned around customers, structures and processes during one of the biggest crises ever,” says Frédéric Dervieux.
Frédéric Dervieux will additionally assume the function of Managing Director Germany until further notice.
ABOUT THE FROSTKRONE FOOD GROUP
The Frostkrone Food Group – with its headquarters located in the town of Rietberg, in the federal German state of North Rhine-Westphalia – stands out in sharp relief because of its incredibly wide variety of finger food and snacks. The Group markets its products in the food retail trade and also in the food service industry.
The many-faceted range of products is available worldwide in a great deal of countries including those in Scandinavia, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal, Great Britain, Switzerland, in the eastern European countries, Asia and in the USA.
The Frostkrone Food Group boasts several cutting-edge production facilities in Germany, France, Great Britain and in the USA. Since its founding in 1997, the company has established itself as an innovative trendsetter in the deep-frozen, convenience food segment.
In addition to the frostkrone Tiefkühlkost GmbH and the Bornholter Käsevertriebs- und Produktionsgesellschaft GmbH, since 2018 Piz’wich Europe SAS and Varenne Gastronomie SAS have also been part of the Frostkrone Food Group.
In 2019 the US-American business Rite Stuff Foods Inc. swelled the ranks when they joined the Group. Since February 2020 Innovate Foods Ltd and since April 2021 Abergavenny Fine Food Ltd, both from Great Britain, have also belonged to the corporate group.