Remco Steenbergen has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut effective March 1, 2018.
He joins Barry Callebaut from Royal Philips, a focused leader in health technology with sales of EUR 17 billion (2016), where he has served in his last role as EVP and CFO HealthTech Businesses, Innovation & Group Functions.
Remco Steenbergen brings to Barry Callebaut almost 30 years of experience in driving value creation, business transformation, leading and shaping Finance teams, improving business processes and systems, performing acquisitions, strategic planning, performance management and reporting.He joined Philips in 1998 as CFO Television Europe and Global Industry in Bruges, Belgium. In 2002, he was promoted to Vice President, General Manager of Finance Shared Services Europe in Dublin, Ireland. From 2004 to 2009 he served as Senior Vice President, Group Chief Accountant for Philips in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In 2009, Remco Steenbergen transitioned to Boston, USA, as Senior Vice President, Sector Controller Healthcare and became Senior Vice President, CFO Business Imaging Systems in 2011. In 2014, he returned to Europe as Executive Vice President, Group Controller, in Amsterdam¸ Netherlands, and subsequently was appointed as Executive Vice President, CFO HealthTech Businesses, Innovation & Group Functions in 2015.
Remco Steenbergen started his career with KPMG in the Netherlands in 1986. In 1993, he moved to the UK as Manager Corporate Finance with KPMG in London. From 1995 to 1998, he worked as Senior Manager in the International Practice of KPMG in Taipei, Taiwan.
Remco Steenbergen (born 1968) received a post-doctorate in Accountancy from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and holds an MBA from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.