Oct 03, 2022

Nardev rebranded to Barentz in APAC

Barentz, a leading global distributor of life science ingredients, has rebranded all NARDEV’s activities in APAC into Barentz. After the merger more than two years ago all NARDEV activities have been integrated successfully into the Barentz regional APAC operations. As a result, Barentz has bolstered its position within the region’s life science ingredients market. With the appointment of Marc Duchene as the new CEO for the APAC region as per 1 October 2022, more Global Barentz experience will be added to the successful local management teams.


  • All Nardev activities have been successfully integrated into the Barentz regional APAC organization.
  • Marc Duchene, former VP Sales Human Nutrition in EMEA, having 15 years of Barentz experience, is the new regional CEO as per 1 October 2022.
  • More accelerated growth is expected through knowledge, new principals and further buy and built.

“The merger and transformation of all Nardev activities into the Barentz APAC organization went smoothly and now we finished this process with the final rebranding to the Global Barentz brand”, said Marc Duchene, the new regional CEO for Barentz in APAC. “We will continue to invest in knowledge and expertise for the APAC market and use our global network to further develop all life science activities in the region. The integration with Nardev is successfully finalized and the regional organization is strong and ready for the next steps, in which we will be very active in connecting to new principals and further buy and built.”

About Barentz
Barentz is a leading global life science ingredients distributor. The company sources branded specialty ingredients from leading manufacturers worldwide and its ingredient experts provide value-added technical support which includes pre-mixing, blending, ingredient formulation and ingredient testing from its state-of-the-art, customized formulation centers and application laboratories in EMEA, North America, South America and Asia-Pacific.

Established in 1953, Barentz has operations in more than 65 countries with a strong presence in Europe and North America, and a rapidly growing network in Latin America and Asia-Pacific. With a turnover of €2.1 billion est. 2022, the company employs around 2.000 people worldwide and serves over 22,000 customers. For more information, visit: www.barentz.com.

For more information, please contact:

Irena Rozic
Global Head of Marketing & Communication
+31 (0)23 567 34 56