Dr. Salomon Jacobus Van Rooijen

Cobus Van Rooijen is the founder of New Future Consumer General Trading LLC. He has had a long career in several multinational companies, having served on the boards of Castle Brewing Namibia as MD, Heineken Russia as MD of Heineken Commercial Services and member of the executive board of Heineken Russia, executive board member of Vlisco BV in the Netherlands, executive board member of Amber Beverage Group in Latvia and currently MD of NFCI. Cobus has held global executive positions with SABmiller (now part of AB InBev) as global Exports director, Heineken International (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) as global functional head of Sales, Distribution and Trade Marketing, Vlisco BV (Helmond, the Netherlands) as global Sales director as well as global Brand director for the Vlisco brand and ABG (Riga, Latvia) as global Sales and Marketing director. In these capacities he has worked on all five continents on commercial turnarounds and M&A due diligence projects. He is currently the MD of NFCI, focusing on FMCG business development and JV/M&A projects as well as being a business coach to several companies globally in GTM and Trade Marketing, based in Dubai, UAE.