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18-01-2016

Changing composition of the ForFarmers Management Board

Adrie van der Ven will be joining the ForFarmers Management Board with effect from 1st February 2016 as the company’s COO. Within his role as COO, Van der Ven will be responsible for the activities in Belgium and Germany, as well as ForFarmers’ international expansion beyond the current core regions. Van der Ven currently holds the position of CEO of the Animal Nutrition Business Unit at Louis Dreyfus Commodities in Singapore. Before this he worked, amongst others, for Hendrix UTD at Nutreco and as the Animal Nutrition Purchasing Director at Nutreco.


Adrie van der Ven will be succeeding Ronald van de Ven, COO ForFarmers Belgium and Germany. Ronald van de Ven, member of the ForFarmers Management Board since 2012, has played a crucial role in the integration of Hendrix UTD within ForFarmers, following the takeover in 2012.
It is a joint decision that Ronald van de Ven will start looking for a new challenge outside of ForFarmers. He will be handing his tasks over to his successor during the forthcoming period. ForFarmers would like to take this opportunity to thank him for his long and valuable contribution to the company.