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Avebe appoints new members to its Supervisory Board

Avebe appoints new members to its Supervisory Board

Dutch Potato Starch Cooperative Avebe has appointed two new members to its Supervisory Board: Dirk Kloosterboer and Robert Smith.

July 10, 2018
The Members' Council of Dutch Potato Starch Cooperative Avebe has appointed two new members to its Supervisory Board: Mr Dirk Kloosterboer and Mr Robert Smith.

After completing his studies in Food Technology at Wageningen University, Dirk Kloosterboer gained ample managerial experience during his career at multinationals such as Vion N.V. and Darling Ingredients.

He held positions including member of the Board of Directors at these companies. Darling Ingredients is a global player in sustainable ingredients for food and animal feed, and fuel. Mr Kloosterboer holds several other supervisory board positions, at companies including Bolsius International B.V. and Darling Ingredients.

Since graduating in Business Economics, Robert Smith has held various financial and managerial positions at Royal Cosun.

This is an agricultural-industrial cooperative that was originally a member of the sugar sector cooperative. Robert Smith held the position of Finance and Control Director for a lengthy period and became chairman of the company’s board in 2008.

He is currently a supervisory director at Wageningen University & Research and a member of the board of the HZPC Association.

Avebe wishes the new members every success in the performance of their duties.
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Avebe is a main manufacturer of potato starch, located in the Netherlands. Avebe sells native and modified potato starch globally for use in food, feed, paper, building, textiles and adhesives industries. 
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