Frits Vranken is a non executive director of GMTL. He served as the corporate strategy head of a large multinational Japanese FMCG company many years. Prior to that, he was responsible for tax matters for Allied Domecq Plc. with a focus on M&A.

Frits has extensive expertise in sourcing and executing global M&A. He has successfully finalised sizeable transactions in stock-quoted, family and government-owned companies in Europe, the US, Latin-America, Asia and Africa.He also has extensive Board experience in companies based in Austria, Germany, India, Switzerland, the UK, the US and Vietnam.

Frits has a degree in tax law from Leyden University in The Netherlands. He is also a Certified Director of the INSEAD International Directors Program.