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Board

Pavel KratochvilExecutive 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 Officer
Hidde 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.

Latest News

27 - 11 - 2018
Next-level collaboration founded on a deep expertise in high quality specialities Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets, has reconfirmed Barentz as the preferred distribution partner for the Roquette food product range in Europe. This new partnership with Barentz is driven by Roquette’s strategic plan to implement the best high-performance distribution network to support its position as a world leading provider of outstanding, reliable plant-based ingredients.   
22 - 11 - 2018
Enhanced partnership to address current and future needs in pharma sector Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets, has appointed Barentz as the preferred distribution partner for Roquette’s pharmaceutical product range in Europe. Barentz and Roquette have been successfully working together for many years in several European countries by developing distribution channels backed by a strong technical expertise. This appointment is driven by Roquette’s strategic plan to implement a new high performance distribution network to support its position as a world leading pharmaceutical excipients’ company.
14 - 05 - 2018
Ocean Harvest Technology Limited of Ireland, the technology and manufacturing company responsible for the OceanFeed™ brand of proprietary blended seaweed products, and Barentz International, a leading  provider in the animal nutrition industry, headquartered in the Netherlands, announce today that they have reached agreement for Barentz Animal Nutrition to formally act as a distributor for OceanFeed™ in much of Europe.