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Corbion: Olivier Rigaud appointed as new CEO

Amsterdam / NL. (cb) The Extraordinary General Meeting of Corbion Shareholders held on 05 August 2019 approved the appointment of Olivier Rigaud as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will succeed Tjerk de Ruiter, effective 08 August, and will form the Board of Management together with CFO Eddy van Rhede van der Kloot. Rigaud, a French national with a Master’s degree in Chemistry, brings deep knowledge and insight in the ingredients markets globally. He has operated in the sector for nearly 30 years, in significant leadership roles at Tate + Lyle and most recently as CEO at Naturex, until it was acquired by Givaudan in 2018. He has a solid track record of driving growth, profitability and shareholder value in a sustainable way, and transforming technologies into successful innovative products.