Trouw Nutrition, Skretting name new CEOs

Nutreco has named Eduardo Lopes Alberto as CEO of Trouw Nutrition and Bastiaan van Tilburg as CEO of Skretting, effective June 1.

Nutreco has named Eduardo Lopes Alberto as CEO of Trouw Nutrition and Bastiaan van Tilburg as CEO of Skretting, effective June 1.

Alberto replaces David Blakemore, who will succeed Fulco van Lede as Nutreco CEO, and Bastiaan van Tilburg replaces Therese Log Bergjord.

Alberto joined Trouw Nutrition in January 2024 as vice president of global innovation and research.

Prior to joining Nutreco, Alberto worked at DSM-Firmenich for seven years, most recently as the vice president global innovation and previously as the vice president for the North America region.

Prior to joining DSM, Alberto worked at Elanco Animal Health and MSD Animal Health with diverse global roles in marketing, sales, research and development, and managing business operations in the U.S., Asia and Latin America.

Alberto has a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil, holds an MBA from the University of São Paulo and graduated from the General Management Program at Harvard Business School.

“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to lead Trouw Nutrition and this passionate team as we continue to deliver on our ambition for the company’s next phase of growth and our promise of feeding the future,” Alberto said.

An announcement on Alberto’s successor will follow.

Van Tilburg joined Nutreco in January 2019 as general manager for Benelux, Scandinavia and France and started his role as managing director for Europe and Central Asia in November 2022.

Before joining Nutreco, van Tilburg worked in various commercial and operational leadership roles at SHV daughter company, Makro, in Brazil. Prior to joining Makro, he worked at Royal Dutch Shell for four years.

Van Tilburg studied at the University of Groningen and holds a Bachelor and Master of Arts in International Organization and International Relations.

“For me, it is an immense honor and great pleasure to follow in Therese Log Bergjord’s footsteps at the helm of Skretting,” van Tilburg said. “I feel a tremendous responsibility to build on her legacy and further expand the positive impact we make with our world-class Skretting brand.”

Van Tilburg will be succeeded by Pieter Bastiaanssen, managing director of Nutreco Middle East and Africa.

Alberto and van Tilburg will join the Nutreco management board.

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