HEINEKEN: Eric van Lokven

Eric van Lokven has been the Financial Director of HEINEKEN South Africa since March 2015

Eric Lokven has worked with HEINEKEN for more than 15 years. He has worked in different countries across the world, including Netherlands and Nigeria. He started his career at HEINEKEN as a Business Analyst for the Netherlands branch and was later promoted to the Financial Director of the Nigeria branch. In March 2015 he transferred to HEINEKEN’s South African branch as the Financial Director. Before working at HEINEKEN he was a Business Controller at Vrumona for five years. He received an MBA degree from the University of Liverpool and a Bachelor’s Degree from the Hogeschool’s – Hertogenbosch. 

Work
2015 – Present    Financial Director, HEINEKEN, South Africa
2006 – 2015         Financial Director, HEINEKEN, Nigeria
2003 – 2006         Business Analyst, HEINEKEN, Netherlands
1998 – 2003         Business Controller, Vrumona

Education
2014 – 2017         MBA, University of Liverpool
                                BA, Business and Managerial Economics,                                                                        Hogeschool’s - Hertogenbosch

About HEINEKEN: Heineken Holding N.V., through its subsidiaries, brews and sells beer and cider. The company sells its beers under brands, including Heineken, Amstel, Desperados, Sol, Tiger, Tecate, Red Stripe, Krušovice, Birra Moretti, Affligem, and Lagunitas; and ciders under the Strongbow Apple Ciders, Orchard Thieves, Stassen, Bulmers, Old Mout, and Blind Pig brands. As of 19 February 2018, it operated its products under approximately 300 international, regional, and local brands. The company operates in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific.

Heineken reported a revenue of €21.888 billion in 2017.