– Danone on Wednesday announced it would appoint three new group deputy chief executives who will report to CEO Antoine de Saint-Affrique. Véronique Penchienati-Bosetta is named the new Group Deputy CEO, CEO International and EVP Specialized Nutrition, Waters, Global Marketing & Digital. Shane Grant, who currently holds the position of CEO North America, was appointed Group Deputy CEO, as well as CEO Americas and EVP Dairy, Plant-Based and Global Sales. Juergen Esser, Danone’s current EVP Finance, Technology and Data, was appointed Group Deputy CEO in charge of Finance, Technology & Data. The appointments will be effective as of Feb. 1, Danone said.