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Barentz appoints Derk-Jan Terhorst as new CFO

Senior Management Change at Netherlands-based Life Science Ingredients Distributor

Life science ingredients distributor Barentz International N.V. (Hoofddorp, The Netherlands) announced that it appointed Derk-Jan Terhorst the company’s Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) and as a Member of the Board, starting from 01. September 2021. 

 

According to the announcement, Derk-Jan has significant experience in international financial management, having worked for Ahold Delhaize for over 15 years including as CFO in Central Europe and as CFO for Stop & Shop in MA, USA. Most recently he was Chief Financial Officer at Tony’s Chocolonely.

 

Following this appointment, Jos van der Linden will step down as CFO and Board Member after 24 years.

 

Source: Barentz press release

 

HGE – DCG / 29.07.2021

Barentz to acquire Dutch Spice Specialists Royal Polak and De Weerd

Netherlands-based Life Science Ingredients Distributor enhances its Activities in “Taste & Nutrition”

Life science ingredients distributor Barentz International N.V. (Hoofddorp, The Netherlands) announced that it has acquired two Dutch spice specialists, Royal Polak Spices (J.S. POLAK Koninklijke Specerijenmaalderij B.V.) and De Weerd Spicerijen B.V. (Steenwijk, The Netherlands) for an undisclosed amount.

 

Royal Polak is Europe’s leading business-to-business for Cinnamon, Bartetz said in the announcement. De Weerd is focused on natural taste development for the Meat, Snack and Vegetarian sub-sector. The businesses are complementary to the existing activities of Barentz. Jac Sars, previous owner of the two companies, has become a Board Member of Barentz Group and a Strategic Advisor.

 

No further financial details were disclosed on the transaction.

 

Source: Barentz press release

 

HGE – DCG / 10.09.2020