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Marleen de Rond-Schouten new Managing Director Agro & Strategy of Avebe

Marleen de Rond-Schouten new Managing Director Agro & Strategy of Avebe

September 12, 2022
On 1 January 2023, Marleen de Rond-Schouten will take over Arjan de Rooij’s tasks as Managing Director Agro & Strategy. Mr De Rooij will leave Royal Avebe after more than 14 years.

Arjan de Rooij:
"I work for Avebe with pleasure and dedication and with my team I have detailed the development of the cooperative and the raw-materials provisions for Avebe since 2008."

"For the remainder of my working life, I will focus on developing my family business and a few other things. The time is right."
Ms De Rond-Schouten (1983) has been Strategy Director at Avebe since 1 May 2022. In that role, she works on the strategy development for 2023-2028 and strategic project portfolio management.

Prior to her move to Avebe, she held a range of international commercial and strategic management posts with ForFarmers and FrieslandCampina.

After completing her Master’s in Agrarian Economics at Wageningen University & Research and the University of Bonn (Germany), she obtained a doctorate in Agrarian System Modelling at Wageningen University & Research.

Alongside her job, Marleen is an agricultural entrepreneur and runs a pig farm in Wijdenes together with her husband and her two sons.

De Rond-Schouten:
"I look forward to contributing to a future-proof sustainable potato chain together with our farmer members."
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