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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

Kai Froböse appointed new CFO of the Biesterfeld Group

Management Change at Biesterfeld AG following retirement of long-time CFO Christian Wolfsohn 

Polymers and speciality chemicals distributor Biesterfeld AG (Hamburg, Germany),  has appointed Kai Froböse as the new Chief Financial Officer. effective 01. July 2020. He succeeded Christian Wolfsohn, who has retired from Biesterfeld AG at the end of June 2020, after more than 14 years as CFO.


Froböse, who graduated with a degree in business administration, has experience in the logistics, wind power and automotive sector, where he held various management positions in the fields of finance, business development, purchasing and project management. Over more than 15 years, he has accumulated extensive experience in international corporate structures as well as in family-owned companies, according to the statement.


Biesterfeld press release


HGE / DCG – 14.07.2020