David Blakemore to join Nutreco as COO Livestock Feed

Nutreco announces today that David Blakemore will join the company as CEO of Trouw Nutrition, the company’s livestock feed business. Blakemore will join Nutreco and also become a member of its Management Board no later than January 1, 2023.  


David was previously President Animal Nutrition & Health of DSM and a member of the DSM Nutritional Products Executive Leadership Team, as well as a member of the DSM Leadership Team. Before DSM, David worked at The Dow Chemical Company, predominantly in the Agro Sciences. He has held senior leadership positions in multiple geographies, living and working in the USA, New Zealand, Latin America and Switzerland. 

“I’m delighted that David will be joining Nutreco to lead and develop the Trouw Nutrition business,” says CEO Fulco van Lede. “David has a wealth of experience in our industry that will not only be of great benefit to Trouw Nutrition but also to the entire company in his role as Management Board member.”
David adds, “It is an honor to join the great team at Nutreco. I am aligned and passionate about our purpose of Feeding the Future and look forward to delivering on the full potential of Trouw Nutrition’s industry-leading position, continuing a strong focus on our customers and delivering solutions for our industry.”