Prior to joining Nutreco, Kim led the Animal Nutrition Asia Pacific business line for Evonik as its VP Asia Pacific and spent 15 years at Cargill with roles in both the US and Asia where he successfully led several growth-oriented businesses, key strategic transformations, acquisitions and post-merger integrations. Noel has a degree in biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Virginia.
In this role, Kim will be responsible both for the animal nutrition business of Trouw Nutrition and for the aquaculture business of Skretting. Kim will be based in Thailand and report to Therese Log Bergjord, CEO Skretting, and will remain closely connected to David Blakemore, CEO Trouw Nutrition.
“I’m delighted that Noel is joining the Nutreco team at the helm of this important business unit.” says Log Bergjord. “Noel brings a wealth of strategic business management and leadership experience to the team, as well as in-depth knowledge of the Asia region.”
Kim adds, “I am thrilled to be joining Nutreco at a time when the animal nutrition and aquaculture industries are experiencing exciting transformations marked by fresh innovations and advancements. I am eagerly looking forward to exploring the business possibilities across Asia that will enable sustainable growth and allow Nutreco to achieve its purpose of Feeding the Future.”