Pavel Kratochvil– Executive Vice President
Pavel became part of the Barentz team with the expansion of the Barentz business into the Czech Republic in 1992. His background is in engineering and economics and he has been driving the European growth of Barentz, with his depth of experience in chemical and ingredients distribution.
Hidde van der Wal - Chief Executive OfficerHidde joined Barentz in 1988 having initially qualified as a food technologist. He has worked throughout the organisation and is a truly focused and experienced international executive. From 1994 till 2000 he was VP at ADM’s Protein Division, and then re-joined Barentz as CEO. Hidde had led Barentz through the growth of the business throughout Europe and has initiated the expansion into Asia.
Jos van der Linden – Chief Financial Officer
Jos began his Barentz career in 1997 in the Dutch head office. With his exceptional experience in mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and IT projects, he has continuously made the growth of the business possible. Jos likes to be independent and that is exactly one of his ambitions for Barentz: to remain financially independent and strong.
31 - 08 - 2017
Barentz International Acquires Finnish Leipurin’s Meat Industry Unit to Further Expand their Meat Industry Product Range and Market Share
Barentz, an international leader in the distribution of high-quality ingredients, today announced the acquisition of Finnish Leipurin’s Meat Industry Unit. The acquisition will widen Barentz ingredients portfolio dedicated to the meat industry, and strengthen the company’s market share in the Nordic region.
21 - 06 - 2017
Barentz International and Jubilant Life Sciences Enter into a Strategic Partnership to Serve the Food & Nutrition Market in India and its Neighbouring Countries
Barentz International, an international leader in the distribution of high-quality ingredients, today announced a strategic partnership with Jubilant Life Sciences, an integrated global pharmaceutical and life sciences company. The two companies have signed a commercial agreement to work together within the food & nutrition market in India and its neighbouring countries. The collaboration aims at delivering solutions in food nutrition and fortification.
30 - 05 - 2017
Barentz International Opens Office in Vietnam to Further Expand as Food Ingredients Supplier and Accelerate Company Growth
After several years of successful operation on the Vietnamese market Barentz International announces the establishment of an office in Ho Chi Minh City. The activities of Barentz Vietnam will focus on nutrition and quality enhancement within the Vietnamese food industry, where the nutritional premixes and functional blends from the company's production facility Vitablend in Singapore will have a prominent role.