Hamlet Protein appoints Erik Visser as new CEO
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The Board of Directors of Hamlet Protein, a world leader in soy-based specialty proteins for young animals, has appointed Erik Visser as Chief Executive Officer effective June 1st, 2019.
Kjeld Johannesen, Chairman of the Hamlet Protein Board of Directors, said, 'On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce Erik Visser as our new CEO. Erik has held positions in various multinational companies, based across Europe and Latin America, and has extensive experience in the animal feed industry through senior management roles at Provimi, Nutriad and Adisseo. We are convinced that Erik's industry knowledge and network, global orientation and drive makes himvery well suited to help Hamlet Protein execute its growth agenda.'
Erik Visser said, 'Hamlet Protein is an ambitious company with strong support from its investors. I am excited to join a talented group of professionals and to work with them to further expand the company across global markets'.Erik Visser replaces Søren Munch, who has reached an agreement with the Board of Directors to leave his position as CEO.
Johannesen said, 'Søren Munch has served as CEO of Hamlet Protein for more than 10 years and as its CFO for several years before that. On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank Søren for laying the foundations on which Hamlet Protein built a scalable business, positioning it for future growth'.