McCain Foods Management



Nothing happens without responsible, talented and high-performing people. Our people have been, and will continue to be our greatest strength. While always looking forward, our management team stands on the shoulders of those that came before them – the men and women that built McCain over the past 50 years into the global success story it is today. Our leaders inspire results by acting in accordance with our values, living and breathing the business, developing a clear vision and strategy for success, driving results, championing change and developing people at all levels of the organization to live up to their fullest potential as individual contributors and future leaders.

McCain Foods Management


Jean Bernou
Regional President, Continental Europe

Erwin Pardon
VP Global Workstream Leader

John Doucet
The Day & Ross Transportation Group

Han van den Hoek
Chief Agricultural Officer

Regional President Australia, New Zealand and
South Africa

Max Koeune
Chief Financial Officer

Fred Schaeffer
Regional President, 
Asia Pacific, Middle East
& Africa  

Van de Put
President & CEO, McCain Foods Limited

Jeff DeLapp
Regional President,
North America 

Nick Vermont President, Great Britain & Ireland

Allison DeMille
Chief Human Resources Officer


Paolo Picchi
Regional President, LATAM