Amersfoort (The Netherlands) – Effective October 1st, 2018 Rob Koremans will be CEO of Nutreco. Knut Nesse steps down after a career of 23 years at Nutreco of which six years as CEO. Koremans joined Nutreco in August.
Koremans is a Doctor of Medicine from RSM Erasmus University, the Netherlands, and has an MBA from Babson College, USA. Over the past 30 years, he has held different managerial and executive roles, mainly in the pharmaceutical industry including Serono (part of the Merck Group), Grünenthal and Sanofi-Aventis in The Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic and Switzerland. He was most recently President and CEO Global Specialty Medicines and a member of the Executive Committee at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Knut Nesse leaves the company after leading it for the past six years. His career at Nutreco has spanned more than 23 years. Nesse has decided to move back to Norway with his family after having lived abroad for many years.
It’s been fantastic to work in the growing agriculture and aquaculture industries and a real pleasure to work with so many great people across the company,” Knut says. “I wish everyone in Nutreco all the best for the future.”