Aart Mateboer is the new head of the Animal Nutrition division at Perstorp.
Aart Mateboer is the new head of the Animal Nutrition division at Perstorp.

Aart Mateboer has taken charge of Perstorp's animal nutrition business, which is undergoing a rapid transformation. In doing so, the company aims to strengthen its position as a solution provider for the animal nutrition industry.

Aart Mateboer has been appointed EVP Animal Nutrition for Perstorp, effective August 1, the company announced. He is an experienced executive with a solid background in the chemical as well as the animal nutrition industry. Most recently, he served as Vice President Animal Nutrition at IFF - International Flavors & Fragrances Europe and previously held several senior positions in companies such as Akzo Nobel, Cargill and Danisco.

"I am delighted to join Perstorp, a company known for providing innovative and sustainable solutions to the animal nutrition industry. Recent investments in the company have created a solid foundation for the future, and together with the team we will put the ambitious growth plan into action," says Aart Mateboer, who 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, says, "I am very pleased to welcome Aart to Perstorp. The pet food business continues to be one of Perstorp's focus segments, and with our ongoing investments as well as product innovations in this area, we have high expectations to serve the pet food market even better. With Aart's solid track record and background, I am confident that we will continue to serve the animal nutrition industry and lead the change."