Hendrix Genetics announces new CEO
Hendrix Genetics has announced the appointment of Antoon van den Berg as Chief Executive Officer. He will replace Jolanda van Haarlem who has decided to leave the company. Consequently, Antoon van den Berg will step down from the supervisory board.
Certainly, Jolanda van Haarlem has played "an instrumental role" in bringing the company to the next phase by inviting Paine Schwartz Partners on board as a new shareholder and formulating the strategy for 2026.
Lately, the global multi-species animal genetics company has made several partnerhips with Kona Bay for Shrimp and Coraqua that established a significant presence in the largest commercially farmed species in Aquaculture
About Hendrix Genetics
Hendrix Genetics is a leading company in the fields of animal genetics. It has a multi-species focus, with core activities in the breeding of layers, turkeys, guinea fowl, pigs, salmon, trout, and shrimp. Besides, the company has over 3,500 employees that deliver young animals and eggs to producers in more than 100 countries.
Also, it focuses on R&D aiming to achieve improvements in genetic characteristics and animal welfare. With this, Hendrix Genetics is dedicated to setting the standard for sustainable breeding and to solving the global food challenge.