Jan Bennink, chairman, CoffeeCo

Sara Lee Corp. announced that its board of directors has agreed to appoint Jan Bennink, executive chairman of Sara Lee, as the chairman of the board of CoffeeCo. This appointment will take effect after the planned spin-off of Sara Lee's international coffee and tea business is completed in the first half of calendar 2012. Bennink, 54, joined Sara Lee in January 2011 and his primary responsibilities are the leadership and implementation of the spin-off, in addition to chairing the board of directors and building and maintaining a senior management team.
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