Primo Water Corporation has appointed Robbert Rietbroek and CEO and to the board of directors, effective January 1, 2024.
In May, the company announced that Tom Harrington - current CEO - would retire once a successor was found.
Robbert Rietbroek is described as a seasoned executive: bringing more than 25 years of experience at Fortune 500 companies to Primo Water, including five years as Senior Vice President and General Manager responsible for Quaker Foods North America (QFNA), a sector of PepsiCo.
Prior to his role at Quaker, Rietbroek was a Senior Vice President and General Manager PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand.
Before his tenure at PepsiCo, Rietbroek served as Vice President and General Manager Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands and Vice President and Global Sector Leader Baby and Child Care at Kimberly-Clark.
Rietbroek also spent nearly 16 years at Procter & Gamble in a variety of management and marketing roles in North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa.