René Hooft Graafland

René Hooft Graafland

René Hooft Graafland studied Business Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, followed by the post-graduate study for Chartered Accountant. In 1981 he joined Heineken and held various management positions in the Netherlands, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Indonesia. In 2002 he was appointed member of the Executive Board and CFO. After 34 years at Heineken, René retired in May 2015 and now holds Supervisory Board positions at Ahold Delhaize, FrieslandCampina, Wolters Kluwer, and Royal Theater Carré. He is also Chairman of the Boards of Royal Theater Carré, Stichting African Parks Foundation and Nationaal Fonds 4 en 5 mei.

René is married and has 3 children.