2010

Whole Earth TV campaign - first time in history

28 July 2015 Whole Earth, UK is currently running a TV campaign for the first time in the history of the brand. Until the end of June, Whole Earth will be all over television screens in the UK which will result in over 29 million consumer impressions...

Wessanen sells PANOS Brands

20 December 2010 Royal Wessanen nv announces that it has sold its US subsidiary PANOS Brands to an affiliate of private equity company High Road Capital Partners Fund I, L.P. The purchase price on a cash- and debt-free basis amounts to USD 22 million resulting...

CFO change at Wessanen in 2011

3 December 2010 The Supervisory Board of Royal Wessanen nv and Mr Frans Eelkman Rooda have agreed in mutual consultation that Mr Eelkman Rooda will step down as CFO of Wessanen on or before 31 May 2011. In the intervening period, the Supervisory Board of...

Wessanen - ruling issued regarding dispute with Kehe

1 December 2010 Royal Wessanen nv announces that a binding ruling has been issued by the arbitrator in the dispute with Kehe Food Distributors regarding the post-closing adjustments to the purchase price paid by Kehe for its acquisition of Tree of Life,...

Wessanen reports operating result in line with expectations

28 October 2010 Q3 2010 highlights Revenue up 1.2% to EUR 173.4 million, autonomous growth (2.0)% Operating result EUR 1.6 million, impacted by higher spending on marketing, sales force and ICT Strategic initiatives (e.g. brand harmonisation and centralised...

Invite for Wessanen's Q3 results wire call

22 October 2010 Royal Wessanen nv will publish its Q3 2010 results by means of a press release on Thursday 28 October at 07h15 CET.   Following the release, a wire call will be hosted by Frans Eelkman Rooda (CFO) at 08h00 CET.  ...

Statement on child labour at hazelnut harvest

22 October 2010 Royal Wessanen nv has taken note of the “EénVandaag” broadcast on Tuesday, 19 October regarding child labor in the hazelnut harvest in Turkey.

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Wessanen to publish 2010 Q3 figures on 28 October

14 October 2010 Royal Wessanen nv will publish its Q3 2010 press release on Thursday 28 October before market opening (around 7h15 CET). At 10h00 CET an analyst and investor conference call will be hosted. There will also be a live audio webcast via www.wessanen

Wessanen to end its ADR programme

7 October 2010 Royal Wessanen nv announces that it will commence the termination of its American Depository Receipts (‘ADR’) programme. Since 1988, Wessanen sponsors a programme of ADRs managed by JP Morgan Chase Bank. For Wessanen, the benefits...

Wessanen reports improved underlying operating profit and EPS

29 July 2010 Q2 2010 highlights Revenue steady at EUR 193.7 million, in line with last year’s second quarter Operating result (EBIT) improved to EUR 9.4 million (Q2 2009: EUR (4.8) million) Net result of EUR 6.6 million; Earnings per share (EPS) of...

Durk Jager stepped down from the Supervisory Board

29 July 2010 Royal Wessanen nv announces that Mr Durk Jager, Chairman of its Supervisory Board, has resigned from the Board with immediate effect. Mr Frans Koffrie has taken up the position of Chairman as from the end of business on 28 July 2010. Mr Jager...

Wessanen to publish Q2 2010 figures on 29 July

14 July 2010 Amsterdam, 14 July 2010 Royal Wessanen nv will publish its Q2 2010 press release on Thursday 29 July before market opening. At 09h00 CET, a press conference will be hosted by Piet Hein Merckens (CEO) and Frans Eelkman Rooda (CFO) at the...

Wessanen reaches agreement with former CEO

3 June 2010 Amsterdam, 3 June 2010 The Supervisory Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces that it has reached an agreement with the company’s former CEO Ad Veenhof regarding the latter’s severance package. Mr Veenhof is eligible for an additional...

Piet Hein Merckens CEO of Wessanen from 1 June 2010

31 May 2010 Piet Hein Merckens sounds the opening gong at NYSE Euronext Amsterdam in honour of his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of Royal Wessanen nv on 1 June 2010, and to mark the relocation of the company’s headquarters to Amsterdam. Wessan

Wessanen reports improved operating result

29 April 2010 Utrecht, 29 April 2010 Q1 2010 highlights Revenue amounted to EUR 172.6 million, a 2.5% increase (autonomous increase of 2.9%) Improvement operating result (EBIT) to EUR 6.4 million, driven by higher results at ABC and Frozen Foods and by...

Annual General Meeting of Shareholders approves all agenda items

14 April 2010 Utrecht, 14 April 2010 Royal Wessanen nv announces that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, held in Sheraton Schiphol Airport on 14 April 2010, has approved the appointment of Mr. P.H. (Piet Hein) Merckens as member of the Executive...

Wessanen nominates Deloitte as its new external auditor

26 March 2010 Utrecht, 26 March 2010 Royal Wessanen nv announces that at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 14 April 2010 it will nominate Deloitte Accountants bv as the external auditor to audit the Company's 2010 financial statements. Following..

Wessanen Annual Report 2009 and Agenda AGM online

12 March 2010 Utrecht, 12 March 2010 Royal Wessanen nv announces that it has published its Annual Report 2009 online today. The printed version will be available as of the week of 29 March. Furthermore, the Company published the Agenda with explanatory...

Wessanen completes equity offering

9 March 2010 Utrecht, 9 March 2010 Wessanen successfully raises EUR 18.4 million in equity offering Royal Wessanen N.V. (“Wessanen” or the “Company”) announces that it has successfully raised EUR 18.4 million through an accelerated...

Wessanen announces an offering of new ordinary shares

8 March 2010 Utrecht, 8 March 2010 Wessanen announces an offering of new ordinary shares ยท Royal Wessanen N.V. (“Wessanen” or the “Company”) today announces the launch of an equity offering (the “Offering”) of up to...

Wessanen 2009: a year of refocusing

25 February 2010 Utrecht, February 25, 2010 Wessanen 2009: a year of refocusing Q4 2009 highlights Tree of Life, Inc. divestment completed in January 2010, transaction price USD 190 million Divestment of three smaller non-core companies, in line with chosen...

Wessanen closes sale of Tree of Life, Inc.

1 February 2010 Utrecht, February 1, 2010 The Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces that it has completed the sale of its North American distribution business Tree of Life, Inc., to Kehe Food Distributors, based in Romeoville, Illinois. As announced...

Shareholders approve sale of Tree of Life

13 January 2010 Utrecht, January 13, 2010 Royal Wessanen nv announces that the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, held in Amsterdam on January 13, 2010, has approved the sale of Tree of Life, Inc., to Kehe Food Distributors, Inc. At the same...

Wessanen provides strategy update

13 January 2010 Utrecht, January 13, 2010 The Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces that today it will provide an update on its strategy. Following the agreed sale of Tree of Life, Inc., Wessanen will comprise three ongoing activities: Wessanen...

Piet Hein Merckens to be appointed as new CEO Wessanen

13 January 2010 Utrecht, January 13, 2010 Royal Wessanen nv announces that the Supervisory Board will propose to appoint Piet Hein Merckens as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv at the next Annual General Meeting...
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