Luc Claessens, is retiring as the chief financial officer (CFO) of Hendrix Genetics, effective March 31, 2018. Mariëtte Ferrari, who is currently serving as the company’s ERP director, will be promoted to CFO effective April 1, 2018.

“I want to thank Luc for his many contributions to Hendrix Genetics over the past 9 years and wish him the best of luck in the new phase in his life that he decided to enter” said Antoon van den Berg, chief executive officer of Hendrix Genetics. “Mariëtte brings an extensive knowledge of the key processes of Hendrix Genetics, gathered over the last years, leading a key transformation in our company. In combination with her vast financial experience, we are pleased to have found the successor within our company.”


Mariëtte Ferrari joined Hendrix Genetics in July 2015 as ERP director. Prior to that time, she worked nearly seven years for Marel Holding as corporate finance director. Before joining Marel, She gathered almost 18 years of experience in various senior finance and management positions at Intervet in Boxmeer, Netherlands, and Munich. She holds a master degree in business economics from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.