Meet the team

Eric Leong Son

HEINEKEN beverages

Eric is responsible driving HEINEKEN beverages sustainability strategy with key focus on HEINEKEN’s ESG commitments known as ‘Brew a Better World’. Eric is seasoned professional with over 30 years’ corporate experience with leading companies including Air Liquide, Bridgestone, 3M, SABMiller, Distell and now HEINEKEN beverages. He held various leadership roles in supply chain, procurement, business management, corporate affairs and sustainability. His areas of expertise include supply chains across Africa and Asia, business transformation, sustainability, ESG, shared value and public-private partnerships.

Education: Industrial Engineer (WITS University) and a post grad in Advanced Marketing (IMM)

He also serves as a Director on the board of The Glass Recycling Company and Chairs the product market portfolio at the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Overall, Eric excels in an organization that delivers triple win: The Company and its shareholders, the community it operates in, and the government. His many interests include eco-tourism, poverty alleviation, travel, food and sport.