Maarten Bijl announced as newly created Chief Digital Officer at Nutreco

Nutreco announces the appointment of Maarten Bijl to the newly created Chief Digital Officer role, effective June 1, 2024. Bijl will also become a member of the Management Board. 

Bijl has spent the last 15 years working across SHV companies in roles encompassing strategy, commercial management, and regional general management. The last three years have been spent at Nutreco as Managing Director Trouw Nutrition North America.

In this new role, Bijl will be responsible for the digital transformation of Nutreco, seeking productivity gains through data analytics, the digitisation of processes and the application of the latest digital technologies. In addition, Bijl will focus on creating an improved and seamless customer experience and developing a digitally enabled business model to accelerate the Trouw Nutrition and Skretting strategies.

“Nutreco recognises the rapid digital developments that are happening in our markets and the world in general. To successfully deliver on our purpose of Feeding the Future and our vision to be the leading partner in nutritional and functional solutions for sustainable farming, Nutreco must lead in the digital transformation of our industry. I’m delighted Maarten has taken on this opportunity for our business” says CEO-elect David Blakemore.

There is a great opportunity to adopt the latest digital technologies in the animal nutrition industry, learn from other industries and make a leap forward. I look forward to ensuring Nutreco is positioned to take advantage of the latest digital developments to support our customers and our colleagues to make our purpose of Feeding the Future a reality.
Maarten Bijl