Appointment of Dr. Silke Birlenbach


Trouw Nutrition welcomes Dr. Silke Birlenbach as Director of Global Innovation, effective January 4th, 2021.

She succeeds in this role to Saskia Korink, Trouw Nutrition CEO and joins Trouw Nutrition Leadership Team, based in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.



Silke holds degrees in cell biology and veterinary physiology from Harvard University & Kansas State University, respectively, and a doctorate in veterinary medicine from Justus-Liebig University. She brings with her a wealth of experience from the Animal Health and Pharma industries as well as consulting with McKinsey&Co. Having worked internationally, Silke has built a track record in transforming & growing businesses and driving strategic marketing & innovation.

"I am honored to join the Nutreco family and to contribute to our purpose "Feeding the Future"! Offering solutions to our customers that are highly innovative and protect our planet is an inspiring mission that I fully embrace."
Dr. Silke Birlenbach - Global Innovation Director

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