Aart Mateboer will lead company’s animal nutrition business
Perstorp has named Aart Mateboer to lead its animal nutrition business, which is going through a rapid transformation to fortify its position as a true solutions provider for the animal nutrition industry.
Mateboer will take over as executive vice president of animal nutrition for Perstorp as of August 1. He is a senior executive with a solid background in the chemical as well as animal nutrition industry. In his latest position, he was vice president animal nutrition at IFF – International Flavors & Fragrances, and has held several senior positions in companies such as Akzo Nobel, Cargill and Danisco.
“I am excited to join Perstorp, a company known for bringing innovative and sustainable solutions to the animal nutrition industry. The recent investments in the business have laid a solid foundation for the future and together with the team we will make the ambitious growth plan happen,” Mateboer said.
Mateboer holds a master’s degree in organic chemistry from the Free University in Amsterdam, and will be based at Perstorp’s production unit in Waspik, the Netherlands.
Jan Secher, Perstorp president and CEO said: “I am very pleased to welcome Aart to Perstorp. The animal nutrition business is continuing to be one of Perstorp’s focus segments, and with our ongoing investments as well as product innovations in the area, we have high expectations on even better serving the animal nutrition market. With Aart’s solid track record and background, I am confident that we will continue to serve and lead change in the animal nutrition industry.”
The ongoing investments at the production unit in the Netherlands enable growth in production capacity to meet the increased demand and shifting customer requirements.
The investments will also be used to make sure that the new portfolio that is in the innovation pipeline can be produced when it goes to market in 2022. This portfolio of gut health solutions is based on years of efforts in R&D, using unique inhouse developed production technologies.