Aart Mateboer is to lead Perstorp’s animal nutrition business.
He will take on that role at the start of August.
Mateboer has a solid background in the chemical as well as the animal nutrition industry, said the Swedish group. Prior to joining Perstorp, he was vice president of animal nutrition at International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) Europe.
Mateboer has also worked, at senior position level, in companies such as Akzo Nobel, Cargill and Danisco.
“I am excited to join Perstorp. 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,” he 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 CEO, said that the animal nutrition business is continuing to be one of Perstorp’s focus segments. “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.”