Dutch by birth, 47 years old, married and mum of 4. Since January 2017 Corine is the first woman leading the Aqua business that with 12,500 people and 21 factories is Danone’s number 1 water business and the largest B Corp in Asia. Since early 2019 she is also leading the Danone waters division for South East Asia. She is leading the transformation of the business with a big passion and commitment for sustainability and innovation, bringing Danone’s one Planet One Health to life in Indonesia.
Corine has been actively supporting European business in Indonesia as the chair for Eurocham, she is the board patron for the agriculture, food & beverage working group and founded the new sustainable development working group. Corine also sits on the board of Circulate Capital, an impact focused investment management firm dedicated to financing project, companies and infrastructure that prevent plastic waste flow to world’s oceans and advance circular economy.
Prior her current role, she worked for many years in leadership roles in first Unilever after than in Danone, altogether more than 10 years in Indonesia as well as in the Netherlands, China, India, Australia and New Zealand. In 2017, she won the “Best Green CEO” at the Social Business Innovation Award, for her leadership in pioneering the cross-section of environmentalism and business industry.