Perstorp has announced that Aart Mateboer has been recruited 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
Aart Mateboer has been appointed EVP animal nutrition for Perstorp as of 1 August. 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 Europe and prior have had 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,” said Mateboer.
Aart 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, president and CEO of Perstorp, said, “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.