Rob Koremans to step down as CEO of Nutreco, Fulco van Lede to succeed him

Press release

Nutreco CEO Rob Koremans has announced that he will be retiring from his role this summer after leading the company for the past three years.

“I have thoroughly enjoyed being part of Nutreco and supporting the company in living its purpose of Feeding the Future,” says Rob. “It’s been a privilege to work with so many passionate and motivated people, both within the company and in the industry.” It’s Rob’s personal decision to retire from the company.


With effect from August 15 2021, Fulco van Lede will join Nutreco as CEO.

Fulco was appointed as a member of the Executive Board of Directors of SHV on July 1, 2018, after having served in different positions in Makro and SHV Energy; in the latter ultimately as CEO of the SHV Energy Board. He has played an important role in supporting the SHV Groups and in further defining a sustainable future for SHV.

fulco .jpgAfter August 15, Rob will stay on in the company until the end of the year as an advisor to the Nutreco Executive Leadership Team to ensure a smooth transition and to facilitate the startup of a new fundamental research unit that will develop and introduce unique proprietary products, such as feed additives and specialty ingredients.

SHV CEO Jeroen Drost comments, “We want to thank Rob for leading Nutreco for the last three years and we wish him all the best in the future. In Fulco, we have a worthy successor to lead the company in its next phase of growth.”