The supervisory board of ForFarmers NV has nominated Roeland Tjebbes as a member of the executive board of the Dutch feed group, to be confirmed at the annual general shareholders meeting on April 24, 2020.
Upon his appointment, Tjebbes will hold the position of chief financial officer (CFO) at ForFarmers.
The proposed appointment of Tjebbes follows the decision of Arnout Traas, the current CFO, not to be eligible for reappointment at ForFarmers' AGM in 2020, as previously announced.
Tjebbes is set to join ForFarmers on March 1, 2020. Since October 2015, he has been CFO at dairy trader, Hoogwegt Group. In addition, he has been a member of the supervisory board of Royal Koopmans since May last year.
With a degree in business economics from the University of Maastricht and also a postgraduate degree as chartered accountant from Tilburg University, Tjebbes has acquired broad experience in companies in both the food and feed industries including in Perfetti Van Melle, Nutreco and Vion, reported ForFarmers.