Topigs Norsvin is pleased to announce the appointment of Pieter van Sundert (48) as its new CFO. He will join the Board of Directors of Topigs Norsvin alongside the current directors, Villaume Kal (CEO) and Hans Olijslagers (CTO). Dutchman Pieter van Sundert starts in his new position on April 1, 2022 and will succeed Cor van Hertrooij, who left Topigs Norsvin in 2021.
Previously, Pieter van Sundert was regional finance director at Topigs Norsvin. During the past months, he acted as ad interim CFO after Cor van Hertrooij left the company. In the past, he was managing director of Topigs Norsvin in China. In his various roles at Topigs Norsvin during the past 14 years, he acquired substantial experience in both swine genetics and international business.
Pieter van Sundert about his new position: “Cooperating with my team, all the people at Topigs Norsvin worldwide, and our valued partners is what excites me about this role. Together we can be even more successful than we have already been during the past 100 years. I feel very privileged to take on this position.”
Mark Tijssen, chairman of the supervisory board, states: “We are very pleased with the appointment of Pieter van Sundert. He brings many years of international experience in finance and management. His knowledge of the Chinese and other markets is of great value. And as an insider, he knows the culture of our company and is well acquainted with its co-operative shareholder structure.”