Pancosma & Associates has appointed Arjan de Ruyter as its new Director of Operations. The Swiss feed additives company is a global pioneer in developing, manufacturing and distributing a wide range of feed additives for animal nutrition. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, Pancosma & Associates has seven production plants worldwide.

De Ruyter will be responsible for operations (production, purchasing and supply chain) for the Pancosma group. His new appointment also makes him a member of Pancosma & Associates’ Board of Directors.

He brings extensive experience in the agricultural sector. Prior to this appointment, de Ruyter was a co-owner of the Dutch specialty feed additives company, Daavision, where he was the Director of Operations, and headed the design and construction of a production facility for organic acid mixtures. Before Daavision, de Ruyter worked at Selko, Nutreco’s feed additives business unit.

Dr. Goetz Gotterbarm, CEO of Pancosma & Associates said, “Arjan brings valuable know-how, and is an asset for us, as we seek to enhance our production capacity, and continue to transform into global leader of innovative feed additives.”

Commenting on his new appointment, de Ruyter says, “Pancosma has an open culture, and the people here are very enthusiastic and willing. I look forward to boost and leverage Pancosma’s global production capacity, to continue to support our customers with high quality products and service.”