Adriaan Nühn is a professional manager who studied Business Administration in Eindhoven and at the University of Puget Sound in Washington, USA. Adriaan is actively involved in start-up entrepreneurs such as for example iBood (internet best online offerings daily). He is also involved in Ledzworld, a company that markets LED lights and he was the winner of the Innovation Award of the Las Vegas International Light Fair in May 2010.
He was Executive Vice President of the Sara Lee Corporation Management Board and CEO of Sara Lee International from 2003 to 2008. Prior to that he held various executive positions at Sara Lee/DE and Proctor & Gamble. Adriaan Nühn is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Sligro Food Group and Board member of Kuoni AG and a member of a number of other Supervisory Boards, including Plukon Foodgroup N.V., Anglovaal Industries Ltd. and Stern Group N.V. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Gilde Buyout Fund.